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Hundreds Rally For Charter School Funding

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Hundreds of charter school advocates are rallying outside the Connecticut state Capitol, urging lawmakers to approve funding to expand charter school seats. A coalition of pro-charter school organizations sponsored the event […]


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Malloy Touts Bridge Rehab Funding

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is plugging his administration’s efforts to help municipalities replace and rehabilitate local bridges.


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Education Commissioner Calls For Probe Of Winchester School Funding

State Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor’s office is calling for an investigation into whether the town of Winchester is underfunding its schools.


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Charter/Magnet School Proposal Could Cost City Schools A Million Dollars

A proposal to expand Connecticut’s charter schools would cost some of the state’s most impoverished cities more than $1 million annually, a potential source of friction as lawmakers prepare to tackle education reform ideas.


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Economy Expected to Hurt Tall Ships

A weak economy is expected to reduce funding, revenue and tourists at next year’s festival of tall ships in New London.


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State’s Cities Could Lose Half Their Homeland Security $

Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman says Connecticut stands to lose about half of the Homeland Security funding cities have received in recent years.


Public Transportation Ridership Hits Highest Level In 52 Years

Malloy Says Push Continues For Rail Money

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he is continuing to press officials in Washington to award Connecticut at least $100 million in federal rail funding that Florida’s governor has rejected.



State Board Of Ed Hears School Funding Concerns

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ With limited money at stake, tensions are rising over how to overhaul Connecticut’s method of sharing local public school costs. One idea is to reallocate some money to follow students who […]


School Funding Gap A Growing Concern

By STEPHANIE REITZ, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Calvin Brown’s classmates at Bristol Eastern High School might not know the minutiae of school funding, but they do notice as class sizes creep up and […]