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  • Hedge Fund Managers Back Charter Schools, Democrats' Campaigns

    Hedge Fund Managers Back Charter Schools, Democrats' Campaigns
    HARTFORD — Several Wall Street billionaires who have invested heavily in the expansion of charter schools contributed more than $200,000 to Democrats in the 2013-14 election cycle, helping Gov. Dannel P. Malloy secure re-election.
  • House, Senate budgets far apart on education funds

    House, Senate budgets far apart on education funds
    The legislature may be at war with itself over Medicaid expansion, but both the House and Senate agree education needs more money. As with healthcare, there are big differences between the two chambers. The House would provide $23.2 billion in total...

    At CCSU Graduation, Larson Touts Public Service Program

     At CCSU Graduation, Larson Touts Public Service Program
    HARTFORD — U. S. Rep. John B. Larson used Central Connecticut State University's undergraduate commencement Saturday to announce legislation intended to allow college graduates to trade public service for student loan relief. More than 1,700...

    William and Mary student dances after her dreams

    William and Mary student dances after her dreams
    When I was in fifth grade at Forest Hills Elementary School in Western Springs, my English teacher instructed us to write an autobiography as if we were 80 years old. I still remember what I wrote: that I got a perfect score on the SAT, that I graduated...

    Baltimore schools to reopen Wednesday after riots

    Baltimore schools will resume classes Wednesday after riots in the city that began with high school students confronting police officers. While schools CEO Gregory Thornton called the mayhem and looting "traumatic," he also said events since the death...