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Gov. Malloy Releases Details Of New Education Funding Formula Proposal

Last month, during his state of the state address, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced that he planned to propose a new school funding formula to replace the Education Cost Sharing grant (ECS) — today, the governor’s office released details of his proposal. While visiting New Britain’s Smalley Academy,  citing the groundbreaking CCJEF v. Rell decision,… Continue reading Gov. Malloy Releases Details Of New Education Funding Formula Proposal

Bridgeport · Budgets · Reform

On Education Funding… It is “Education Blogger” Jon Pelto Who Misleads

“Education Blogger” Jon Pelto is on the warpath again, and this time his target is Governor Malloy, who he claims has not been truthful about education funding. Pelto, of course, omits facts at whim and chooses instead to speculate rather than provide his readers with sourced information. Pelto claims Malloy has not substantially increased funding… Continue reading On Education Funding… It is “Education Blogger” Jon Pelto Who Misleads

Budgets

“Education Blogger” Jon Pelto Angry Over Secret MBR Deal He Discovered By Reading A Press Release

In his latest nonsensical rant, “Education Blogger” Jon Pelto argues against the deal struck between the state Board of Education and City of Bridgeport—an agreement that would release state funds to city schools and alleviate the $3.3 million shortfall in state mandated municipal education funding. According to Pelto, Finch and Malloy’s deal was “secret.” It… Continue reading “Education Blogger” Jon Pelto Angry Over Secret MBR Deal He Discovered By Reading A Press Release