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Connecticut was once the envy of the country for its low costs (no state income tax), its top education and best quality of life. We have since lost our low-cost status and top leaders are now putting our educational system at risk. There is growing outrage that Hartford could remove local control over Connecticut’s schools. Parents are swiftly mobilizing, organizing and taking action to send a strong message to legislators: Hands off our schools! Don’t mess with our kids’ education!”
I agree with Joy Elwell APRN. She is right to say that nurse practitioners can help take care of Connecticut’s primary care needs. I don’t see nurse practitioners as competing with doctors. I see them as partners in transforming the primary care workforce. It is still a work in progress. If done right Connecticut will have taken a giant step forward in making primary care more available to its residents.
The legislature must take back its historical and crucial control public higher education before the Board of Regents goes too far and destroys public higher education.
According to new research from several European economists, children of same sex parents do better in school than children of parents of different sexes. They have higher test scores and graduate at a higher rate than kids who have parents of different sexes.
Diversion of federal funds to build a border wall may impact Connecticut less than other states, but state says interests are aligned.
WASHINGTON - The president's plan is being called an "illegal power grab" by the state's delegation in Washington.