Eversource stock fell, then rallied during a contentious hearing Monday. Its reputation with lawmakers is unlikely to rebound so easily.
One of the bills calls for remaking school districts in the image of the state’s probate court map, but its author says that was never his intent.
Hundreds of teachers, parents, teachers union leaders and students descended on the state Capitol Tuesday, objecting to the Department of Education’s use of the Smarter Balanced test associated with the Common Core Standards. Some key lawmakers, however, appear to be unmoved.
One of every 15 students in Connecticut’s public schools speaks and understands only limited English, and their academic achievement lags far behind that of their classmates. The achievement gap in Connecticut is among the highest in the nation, according to the U.S. Department of Education.