Nearly a half million CT residents with student loans are eligible for debt relief, and more than half of them are Pell Grant recipients.
Following the George Floyd protests of 2020, Connecticut parents and students say schools need clear policies to address racist incidents.
CT politicians from both parties condemned the remarks made by a Greenwich educator.
Some borrowers who earn less than $125,000 will qualify for forgiveness up to $20,000. The average debt for Connecticut borrowers is $35,162.
The relief for ITT Tech students comes as borrowers await Biden’s decision whether to extend the moratorium on student loan repayments.
The CareerConneCT program will offer training for jobs in manufacturing, health care, IT and other fields as well as support services.
The Killingly Board of Education refused the grant-funded center in a vote mired in politics. Now the state of Connecticut is involved.
Questions remain over Killingly’s stated strategy to build a school-based health center and the $3.2 million grant it received.
For low-income students, most of the state’s bachelor’s degree-granting institutions rank below average on providing ‘economic mobility’
Some faculty disagree with administrators’ strategy for handling financial problems at the state university system.
A new report estimates that child care centers in Connecticut are serving 24,000 fewer children than they were before the COVID-19 pandemic.
UConn officials are worried about how the system will prevent a budget shortfall in 2024 when one-time state funding dries up.
With chronic absenteeism still a challenge in school districts across CT, some schools are finding creative ways to keep students engaged.
CT needs 3,000 new nurses a year, and only 2,000 graduate — and many of them leave the state. Worsening matters is a shortage of instructors.
Records show that 16 CT school districts have never submitted a lockdown drill report since they were mandated nine years ago.