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Malloy sees, seizes opportunity in Foley’s school plan

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was joined by educators and union officials in denouncing Tom Foley's education plan.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy moved quickly Thursday to exploit what Democrats say is an ill-considered and impractical proposal by Republican Tom Foley to allow urban parents to pick the local public school of their choice and strip money from failing schools as their children go elsewhere. Continue Reading →

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Foley TV ad pledges to make ‘every school in Connecticut great’

Foley education ad

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley says in his latest TV ad that he has “a plan for making every school in Connecticut great,” a promise that could fall short on two measures: His only published plan is an outline of five bullet points, one of which would strip failing schools of money, potentially hastening their demise. Continue Reading →

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