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Best of 2019: Sheff advocates celebrate 30 years while asking: Where to from here?

Jahana Hayes, center, with Elizabeth Horton Sheff and John Brittain, original lawyer in the Sheff case. (Photo credit: Cindy Navarro) Note: This story was originally published on January 21, 2019. About 150 supporters of the Sheff school desegregation case gathered over the weekend to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the landmark suit, but also to […]

Posted inCT Viewpoints

Best of 2019: A crisis in confidence in the Board of Regents

In the last two months, 11 academic senates or faculty and staff governing bodies have voted to endorse an online petition opposing the BOR’s plan for the consolidation of Connecticut’s community colleges — or have passed their own statement opposing consolidation. Nine out of 12 of the state’s community colleges have done so. They have done so, it should be noted, emphatically.