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Posted inEducation

In-person classes to resume at CT state colleges in the fall

Central Connecticut State University in New Britain will resume in-person classes in the fall along with the other state colleges. In-person classes will resume at state colleges this fall, with mask-wearing and social-distancing requirements still in effect, officials said Monday. The announcement came at Gateway Community College on Monday, where leaders from colleges and universities […]

Posted inCT Viewpoints

Eliminating college program approval regs is the right choice for CT

If you owned your own restaurant and wanted to create some new signature meals to attract new patrons and increase your competitiveness, how would you feel if you had to wait for state government officials to review your suggested dishes, taste those recipes and approve their preparation before you could offer them to customers? To make matters worse, what if that process could take a year or more and, meanwhile, up the street and in surrounding towns, other restaurants were not restricted from changing up their menus as and when they saw fit? For many of Connecticut’s private non-profit universities and colleges, this hypothetical example of unnecessary government oversight is analogous to a program-development challenge we are facing.