Agency Unable To Implement Digital Special Education FormEducation Commissioner Dianna Wentzell says her agency was unable to follow through with a 2015 state law authorizing a new digitized form that public schools can use to outline special education services.
City Slashes School Budget By $4.2 MillionThe New London City Council has voted to cut $4.2 million from its school budget, citing uncertainty that surrounds the state budget.
Malloy Calls Planned Lawsuit Over State Budget PrematureGov. Dannel P. Malloy says it's premature for Connecticut's largest teachers' union to seek a court order to block him from cutting state education funding.
Malloy Plan Would Eliminate School Aid To 85 DistrictsGov. Dannel P. Malloy's new spending plan would eliminate state education aid to 85 school districts and cut school aid to another 54 cities and towns, if the state budget impasse isn't resolved by next month.
Education Officials Call For Quick Completion Of Overdue State BudgetLocal school administrators and teachers unions today gathered in Meriden to call on lawmakers and the governor to pass a state budget as soon as possible.
Budget Impasse Prompts School Delays, Layoffs And CutbacksWith no state budget in sight and the first day of school just around the corner, local education officials are making big cost-saving moves and hoping more won't be necessary.
Video Games Can Improve Academic Success, Study FindsAccording to a new study, video games can improve communication skills, resourcefulness and adaptability.
Connecticut Education Leaders Write President Trump About ImmigrationConnecticut education leaders have written President Donald Trump, seeking clarification about his administration's policies regarding the roundup of undocumented immigrants.
Bronin: Report Details 'A Decade-Long Failure To Protect Children'Hartford officials are promising changes to how city educators handle suspected cases of child abuse and neglect as mandated reporters.
Malloy's New State Budget Plan To Shift Education FundsGov. Dannel P. Malloy is set to announce a new state budget plan that would shift some education funding from wealthy to needy communities while making cities and towns pay more than $400 million a year in teacher pension costs that previously were shouldered by the state.
Malloy Proposes Revamping ECS FormulaGovernor Dannel Malloy wants to revamp the formula used to send state education aid to cities and towns.
East Hartford Schools To Provide Better Language ServicesThe U.S. Department of Education has found that East Hartford public schools violated civil rights law by failing to provide adequate language services to parents and guardians with limited English proficiency.