Close to 90% of CT schools already teach about climate change, but it will be required by state law beginning in July 2023.
The rent bank program will now provide up to $3,500, up from $1,200, over an 18-month period to families facing eviction.
Supporters of the legislation say is crucial to correct funding inequities facing magnet, charter and vocational-agricultural schools.
The program is another in a series of measures designed to help CT residents recover financially from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The bills aimed to address affordability amid rising housing costs, but as the legislature nears adjournment, their fate is uncertain.
The fee increases total about $600 for students on the Storrs campus. Some are mandatory, and some are for housing and dining.
Dr. John Maduko will start in his new position as president of the Connecticut State Community College on June 3.
A controversial decision not to open a mental health center has led to a formal complaint, a board resignation and a state investigation.
A bill that would ban the practice of gifting cannabis in commercial settings is now headed to the CT Senate.
Western Council of Government officials say the plan looks at ways to increase affordable housing outside of only focusing on zoning.
A new report looks at statewide financial instability for families with children in Connecticut, which experts say has gotten worse.
The bill would require local school districts to develop at least 18 hours of professional development for paraeducators.
The study examines zoning and land use policy and says the 12 towns have significant impediments to developing affordable housing.
Connecticut pulled UniteCT applications that weren’t completed by March 31. The numbers highlight the need for more help.
The Attorney General’s Office has approved the proposed change. Now, it’s up for discussion in a legislative committee.