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Biden: CT’s early childhood system ‘a real model for the rest of the Country’

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy received accolades from Vice President Joe Biden last month for the education the state provides its youngest students. “Connecticut’s success with early childhood education is a real model for the rest of the Country. As you well know, early childhood education is critical to America’s future,” Biden wrote the governor after […]

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Three finalists named to lead state’s college system

The Board of Regents Thursday announced the three finalists to run the state’s largest public college system. Faculty and students will have a chance to meet the candidates Monday or Tuesday in Hartford. The finalists were selected from 29 applicants. “These three were clearly the most outstanding,” board Chairman Lewis J. Robinson Jr. said in […]

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Parking Is Really Annoying

No, but seriously. Not just for us commuters, but for retail and housing developers as well, because it adds to their costs — and therefore makes things more expensive for the rest of us. In a story from the New Haven Independent this week, developers at a panel discussion cited minimum parking requirements as one […]

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‘First decision of its type’ made allowing arbitrator to fire superintendent, not school board

An independent arbitrator has decided to fire the superintendent of Groton, the “first decision of its type” says a law firm that represents several school boards in the state. In a 43-page report released last week, the arbitrator found the superintedent “is a strong, committed administrator, but also he has been an abusive, insensitive supervisor.” […]