WASHINGTON – Connecticut has joined a lobbying effort to change how federal money for schools with large populations of poor or disadvantaged students is distributed. The new regulation would bar school districts from “supplanting” the money they give to schools with poor students with federal money aimed at “supplementing” local funding.
Hartford school chief says budget woes will impact desegregation efforts
WASHINGTON —Hartford School Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez told a national forum here Friday that city and state budget crises are affecting Hartford’s public schools at a critical juncture in their fight against economic and racial segregation.
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Teachers object to Obama administration plan for poor schools
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.