Tag: Education

Short Sighted Republican Higher Education Cuts

UConn pushing hard to avoid GOP budget cuts  PHOTO | PETER MORENUS, UCONN –PATRICIA DADDONA – Hartford Business Journal – As UConn and Republican leaders do battle over what the university has called “unprecedented” proposed GOP budget cuts to the university,…

Hello CT — Look What Rhode Island Did! – Free Community College

Rhode Island just made community college free by Katie Lobosco  — August 4, 2017– Money.cnn.com — Rhode Island just became the fourth state in the nation to make community college free, following examples in New York, Oregon and Tennessee. The Promise Scholarship will cover…

Don’t Dismantle Office of Early Childhood Education

Office of Early Childhood merger takes us back, not forward JULY 17, 2017 — CT Mirror ViewPoint –By Merrill Gay — CT Early Childhood Alliance –Executive Director– It is troubling that several of the budget proposals floating around the State Capitol call for…

Austerity is NOT the Answer to CT’s Budget Crisis

No Revenue + Program Cuts for CT Budget Will Make You Cry – Here’s Why: People will die – Cuts to social service programs and medical services mean health care will be harder to get for: A. People with disabilities,…

Don’t Dilute Integration Goals

Letters in Hartford Courant Consequences Of Segregation  Governor Dannel P. Malloy‘s suggestion that the plaintiffs in the landmark Sheff decision appear “as if we’re going out of our way to deprive kids from Hartford of a good education” by resisting…