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.
The bill would require local school districts to develop at least 18 hours of professional development for paraeducators.
One of the bills lawmakers are considering would reimburse student loan debt for nonprofit employees working in health care or human services.
Tuition and fees at Connecticut’s four state universities will increase by an average of $291 per semester in the fall.
Fairfield University’s Pierre Christian is among a group of scientists researching black holes and theories of gravity.
The mask mandate at all 17 CSCU campuses will switch to “mask-optional” everywhere, including classrooms, starting April 4.
Facing pressure, members of the Education Committee reluctantly approved measures addressing the Sheff v. O’Neill settlement agreement.
Masks will still be required in classrooms, labs and studios, but in most campus settings, masks will be “recommended” as of Friday.
CSCU leaders say increasing labor costs, running out of federal funds and declining enrollment are some of the reasons for the tuition hike.
The rejection from a wealthy suburban community to open its borders even slightly is a trend in Connecticut.
Legislators have described the mental health crisis among children as one of the most crucial priorities this session.
After initial reluctance, Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration is warming to the prospect of helping towns improve air quality in schools.
Pandemic-related issues will top the agenda for lawmakers on the education and children’s committees during the upcoming legislative session.
Gov. Ned Lamont recommended Monday that the statewide mask mandate for students and staff in school buildings cease at the end of February.