The bill would require local school districts to develop at least 18 hours of professional development for paraeducators.
School districts are required to record the vaccination status of all school employees, but not many have done it yet.
Vaccinations are taking place Thursday and Friday. A second round will be scheduled in coming days.
Districts will have to convince parents and students that in-person learning is safe and that students won’t bring COVID-19 home.
People aged 55 to 64 will be next in line for the vaccine.
Educators said teachers should be able to receive the vaccine immediately when the next phase begins.
Some teachers are getting vaccinated while the state is trying to get the COVID-19 vaccine out to older residents first.
Gov. Ned Lamont will need an extra $200 million in the next biennial budget to bolster the teachers’ pension fund.
Ikea donates furniture to help house New Haven’s homeless, and casinos remain on the fence about a reopening date.
Teachers from 334 Connecticut schools reported getting sick from mold and other environmental hazards, including rodent droppings, extreme heat and cold, dust, asbestos and more.
Neither of the state legislature’s budget-writing panels put forth plans last week that help to eliminate significant deficits in the current fiscal year, or for the budget that begins July 1.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy excoriated the General Assembly on Thursday for failing to vote on even a provisional budget, saving his greatest scorn for the House leadership and any rank-and-file member absent from Connecticut as the fiscal year nears its end Friday.
WASHINGTON — As the Obama administration rolls out rules on how to implement the nation’s new federal education law, one proposal could shake up how money is spent on schools in the state’s poor neighborhoods.
A new federal education law replacing No Child Left Behind and a stepped-up campaign to bar those on terrorist watch lists from purchasing firearms dominated the discussion on Capitol Hill this week.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Chris Murphy hopes to amend a new federal education bill so that problem schools and under-performing students could be more clearly identified — and given the help they need. The new bill before the Senate would replace the controversial No Child Left Behind Act.