The General Assembly unanimously voted in special session Wednesday to accept the settlement of a high-stakes lawsuit in which the hospital industry claimed billions in damages from a complex taxing scheme.
“I am angry that President Donald Trump has treated his oath and office so disrespectfully that now we must hold him accountable,” said Rep. Jim Himes.
About half of the Connecticut students who took a new statewide standardized science test last spring scored at grade level or better, but state officials say it is hard to say how good — or not– those scores are.
Gov. Ned Lamont loosened the tight grip he’s kept on borrowing as the state Bond Commission met Wednesday for only the fourth time in 2019.
In August, the nightmares start. Every teacher experiences the excitement, worry and sometimes dread as the first day of school approaches. It’s a combination of Christmas Eve and April 14. Like most teachers, I spent my summer carefully crafting lesson plans. I spent weeks reading YA books and worked diligently on creating a week’s worth of team building activities to start the year with a positive classroom environment. Then, at the second day of professional development (before the students even arrived), I was handed the eight-page district assessment calendar.