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Murphy hopes to amend education bill to address civil rights concerns

Sen. Chris Murphy speaking on the floor of the U.S. Senate about ISIL.

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chris Murphy hopes to amend a new federal education bill so that problem schools and under-performing students could be more clearly identified — and given the help they need. The new bill before the Senate would replace the controversial No Child Left Behind Act. Continue Reading →

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Achievement gap an issue as Congress considers new ed bill

The state formula for aid to municipal school districts would be changed under the budget proposal.

WASHINGTON – Connecticut elementary students have among the highest reading and math scores in the nation, but a stubborn achievement gap persists between the state’s highest- and lowest-performing schools, said a White House report issued Monday. Continue Reading →

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