Gayle S. Slossberg

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UConn contract seems iffy as Appropriations vote nears

University of Connecticut's main campus in Storrs

On the eve of a critical legislative committee vote, some members of the Democratic majority were still undecided on whether to approve a five-year salary contract for 1,900 University of Connecticut employees. Continue Reading →

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Senate votes to drop Smarter Balanced test for high school students

A Bridgeport student takes a Smarter Balanced practice test.

The Senate voted Thursday to do away with the requirement that every high school junior take the Smarter Balanced Assessments, the controversial exams aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Instead, every student would take either the SAT or ACT college-entrance exam. But not everyone is convinced it’s a good idea. Continue Reading →

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