El absentismo crónico en Connecticut se mantiene en niveles altos este año y está creciendo entre los estudiantes sin altas necesidades.
Jessika Harkay is CT Mirror’s Education Reporter, covering the K-12 achievement gap, education funding, curriculum, mental health, school safety, inequity and other education topics. Jessika's experience includes roles as a breaking news reporter at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Hartford Courant. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Baylor University.
Should grocery stores sell wine in Connecticut? Public hearing goes 6 hours
Supporters of CT grocery stores selling cider and wine said current laws are outdated. Opponents argued the bill would hurt local business owners.
School spending to come under scrutiny, Democrats say
Senate Democratic leaders said they plan to look more closely at how K-12 schools spend money and reassess how school funding is calculated.
Chronic absenteeism continues to rise in CT
Chronic absenteeism in Connecticut remains at high levels this year and is growing among students without high needs.
Measure offers ‘bill of rights’ for English language learners’ parents
CT lawmakers say they are fighting for parents who don’t speak English and struggle to participate in their children’s education.
Legislators expected to focus on children’s mental health
CT lawmakers plan to focus on mental health and other issues including more support for educators and preventing sex crimes against children.