In a public hearing Wednesday, residents asked lawmakers to pass legislation that would guarantee rights to non-English-speaking parents.
The money, part of a federal program designed to improve students’ mental health, will go to EdAdvance, a Litchfield-based organization.
State legislators supported raising “concepts” that include acts concerning school resource officers and the charter school approval process.
The number of students experiencing homelessness in Connecticut this year could be the highest it’s been since 2017-18, an official said.
Lawmakers are considering a range of bills, from expanding school food programs to establishing a children’s grief counseling program.
UConn President Radenka Maric said covering a funding shortfall with tuition alone would mean hikes of $3,000 per student.
The administration says federal coronavirus aid to colleges was temporary, but many officials say it’s not that simple.
Hundreds of people were scheduled to testify Friday on a bill that could change how Connecticut school districts are funded.
El absentismo crónico en Connecticut se mantiene en niveles altos este año y está creciendo entre los estudiantes sin altas necesidades.
Supporters of CT grocery stores selling cider and wine said current laws are outdated. Opponents argued the bill would hurt local business owners.
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 in Connecticut remains at high levels this year and is growing among students without high needs.
CT lawmakers say they are fighting for parents who don’t speak English and struggle to participate in their children’s education.
CT lawmakers plan to focus on mental health and other issues including more support for educators and preventing sex crimes against children.