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  • READER SUBMITTED: Saturday - Education Reform Debate At CCSU

    All stakeholders affected by the recent education reforms in Connecticut are invited to debate Critical Conversations about Educational Reform: What are the Issues? What's Next?, an event be held on Saturday, March 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Constitution Room, at Central Connecituct State University. Students, parents, teachers, administrators, higher ed/scholars, researchers, community members, policymakers, unions, politicians, business and 'reform' groups from across Connecticut will have their voices heard.
  • Dorothea Rawlings, teacher

    Dorothea Rawlings, teacher
    Dorothea Arvin Rawlings, a former teacher at Barclay Elementary/Middle School, died of cancer March 9 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The West Baltimore resident was 73. Born Dorothea Arvin Simmons in Baltimore, she was raised on Calhoun Street at...

    Bill would stabilize funding for City College of San Francisco

    Bill would stabilize funding for City College of San Francisco
    SAN FRANCISCO – Flanked by the mayor and officials from City College of San Francisco, state Sen. Mark Leno announced Monday that he has introduced legislation to guarantee funding levels to the institution as it fights to retain accreditation,...

    Ted Rall got it wrong on tenure and 'underpaid' teachers

    Ted Rall's Feb. 6 blog post and cartoon, "Stop tenure tyranny and show some love for our hardworking teachers," is long on demagoguery and little else. Even the title of the piece misses the mark. Contrary to what Rall writes, teachers in California's...

    A Teacher's Lesson For The Whole Country

    A Teacher's Lesson For The Whole Country
    WEST HARTFORD — In just a week's time, Elizabeth Natale has turned from a middle school English teacher quietly frustrated with education reform into a national voice for colleagues throughout the country. In an opinion column for The Courant last...