Community college will now be free to eligible students regardless of income.
Rep. Gregg Haddad
As food insecurity bill slips in under radar, advocates hope for further action
A new program will assess the level of food insecurity among Connecticut college students.
Merging CT’s community colleges is controversial. Here’s why.
In pursuit of cost savings, a merger of all the state’s community colleges is being proposed. But some are skeptical those savings can be achieved without impacting students’ education. The Mirror explores the controversy and the experiences of other states that have tried college mergers.
College aid for undocumented students ends without a vote
A years-long campaign to allow undocumented students to receive financial aid at Connecticut’s public colleges almost certainly will not achieve its goal this year, and its future chances are in doubt.
Sponsors vow to reintroduce ‘yes means yes’ legislation
Co-sponsors of a bill that would require all Connecticut colleges and universities to adopt an affirmative-consent policy for sexual assault investigations say they will reintroduce the legislation next year. The law would change the way schools investigate sexual assault complaints by shifting the burden of proof to the accused to show the sexual activity was consensual.