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Can You Say Double Standard? CT Can’t Get A Budget Passed, But Vo-Tech Schools Become Their Own Agency Amidst Scandal

Last month, Nivea L. Torres resigned in disgrace from her post as the Technical High School System’s (CTHSS) superintendent following a state investigation that found she had inappropriately awarded nearly $5 million in contracts to marketing agencies — millions spent improperly that could have aided the struggling school system. Luckily, Connecticut legislators learned from this experience… Continue reading Can You Say Double Standard? CT Can’t Get A Budget Passed, But Vo-Tech Schools Become Their Own Agency Amidst Scandal

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Connecticut Clergy To General Assembly: It’s Time To Fix Broken School Funding System

On Monday afternoon, a group pastors gathered on the steps of Grace Baptist Church in Norwalk, calling on Connecticut’s General Assembly to take immediate action to fix the state’s broken school funding system. “I implore each citizen of Connecticut to rise up,” said the Rev. Carl McCluster of Shiloh Baptist Church in Bridgeport. “Not against the fair… Continue reading Connecticut Clergy To General Assembly: It’s Time To Fix Broken School Funding System