In the State

Charter Parents Stage Silent Plea To Save Their Children’s Schools

On Tuesday afternoon, hidden throughout the Connecticut State Legislative Office Building stood parents and students waging a silent protest. “I want what was promised,” said Elizabeth Moore, a Stamford parent of three, who was one of nearly a dozen parents who stood for over two hours in silence, with black ribbon over their mouths, holding… Continue reading Charter Parents Stage Silent Plea To Save Their Children’s Schools

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Let’s Hear It For Gov. Malloy Keeping His Promise to Connecticut Children

Facing resistance from both sides of the aisle, Gov. Dannel Malloy did what many politicians often don’t – he upheld his promises. Instead of folding under pressure, Malloy remained the driving force behind ensuring that funding for the expansion of charter school seats made it into the final budget deal before it went back to… Continue reading Let’s Hear It For Gov. Malloy Keeping His Promise to Connecticut Children

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State Legislators Tune Out Constituents When It Comes to Charter Funding

Isn’t it the duty of state legislators to listen to the concerns of their constituents? You would think so, but apparently such is not the case in Connecticut, where, according to the Connecticut Mirror, certain “prominent” state legislators had the gall to say they were “annoyed” by emails sent to them by parents and charter… Continue reading State Legislators Tune Out Constituents When It Comes to Charter Funding