UConn officials are worried about how the system will prevent a budget shortfall in 2024 when one-time state funding dries up.
Stories about schooling in Connecticut: Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, higher education, education spending and child welfare.
To fight absenteeism, this school sorted its students into Hogwarts Houses
With chronic absenteeism still a challenge in school districts across CT, some schools are finding creative ways to keep students engaged.
Demand for nurses is urgent. CT’s colleges and universities can’t keep up.
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.
Many Connecticut school districts haven’t filed required safety reports
Records show that 16 CT school districts have never submitted a lockdown drill report since they were mandated nine years ago.
In Killingly, tensions still high over school mental health center
A school board meeting last week devolved into a shouting match over mental health care in schools, and neither side shows signs of budging.
How to talk to your kids about the Texas school shooting
Experts share tips and best practices for talking to children about the shooting at the Uvalde, Texas elementary school.
CT schools will soon be required to teach climate change
Close to 90% of CT schools already teach about climate change, but it will be required by state law beginning in July 2023.
Education funding bill fails, but advocates vow to bring it back in 2023
Supporters of the legislation say is crucial to correct funding inequities facing magnet, charter and vocational-agricultural schools.
UConn student fees to increase beginning July 1
The fee increases total about $600 for students on the Storrs campus. Some are mandatory, and some are for housing and dining.
CT State Community College selects next leader ahead of merger
Dr. John Maduko will start in his new position as president of the Connecticut State Community College on June 3.
Paraeducators to get much-needed training under bill now headed to House
The bill would require local school districts to develop at least 18 hours of professional development for paraeducators.
CT lawmakers consider bills to ease burden of student debt
One of the bills lawmakers are considering would reimburse student loan debt for nonprofit employees working in health care or human services.
Tuition increases approved for CT state universities
Tuition and fees at Connecticut’s four state universities will increase by an average of $291 per semester in the fall.
CT professor: Physicists entering a ‘new era of black hole research’
Fairfield University’s Pierre Christian is among a group of scientists researching black holes and theories of gravity.
CSCU announces end to mask mandate
The mask mandate at all 17 CSCU campuses will switch to “mask-optional” everywhere, including classrooms, starting April 4.