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March 19, 2015 News (Video) [WTNH]

Both sides debate state moratorium on charter schools

A hearing in Hartford is taking on the topic of Charter Schools. These schools are claiming success with high scores and graduation rates. But some lawmakers have issues with the way these mostly private companies are running the schools, and while they look into that, they want a moratorium – no new charter schools for two years. ... Read More
March 5, 2015 News [Only In Bridgeport]

Charter School Group Urges More Funding From State Lawmakers

Saying “Connecticut is facing a crisis it can fix,” a pro-charter school organization the Coalition for Every Child has launched a digital campaign gathering signatures in an open letter to the General Assembly urging lawmakers to “take bold action” in support of additional funding for public charter schools. ... Read More
March 3, 2015 News [WVIT]

Charters and Public Schools Fight for Funding

As lawmakers consider the governor’s budget proposal, they're looking at how best to fund elementary and secondary education, creating a debate between traditional public schools and charter schools. ... Read More
March 2, 2015 Press - Open Letter [Parent Members of the FEC Coalition]

Open Parent Letter

As parents of public school students, we know the power that great schools can have on a young person’s life. These schools open doors to opportunity and give our children the skills they need to reach their full potential. ... Read More
February 19, 2015 News [ConnCan ]

Parent’s Voice: The Future of our children rests on this budget

As Connecticut faces a challenging budget, Governor Malloy continues to focus on the importance of improving our roads and highways. While investments in roads, bridges and transportation systems are important, I believe the most important infrastructure that Connecticut should invest in is education. ... Read More
February 19, 2015 News [ConnCan]

Parent’s Voice: The Promise

On the campaign trail last fall, Governor Malloy promised to continue increasing funds for school districts and to target that funding to districts that need it the most. I’d like to thank Governor Malloy for his commitment to improving our public school system and all of the progress we’ve made over the last few years. ... Read More