Topic: General Assembly’s Education Committee

Latest Developments from the Connecticut General Assembly: The Education Committee Has Spoken

We had written earlier about the proposed bills that the General Assembly’s Education Committee voted favorably on and advanced out of committee at its March 8, 2017 meeting.  The Committee subsequently voted favorably on a bevy of bills.  The following is summary of these bills. STATE AID, GRANTS AND COST SHARING: It goes without saying…

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Latest Developments From The Connecticut General Assembly: The Education Committee Passes More Bills

On March 18, 2015, the General Assembly’s Education Committee voted favorably on and advanced out of committee the following proposed bills: H.B. No. 6974 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP TASK FORCE CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A DIRECTOR OF READING INITIATIVES AT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.  This bill would create a…

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Latest Developments from the Connecticut General Assembly: March 11 Public Hearing

As promised previously, we will be keeping you up to date with developments in the General Assembly.  On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, the General Assembly’s Education Committee will conduct a public hearing on the following proposed bills: S.B. No. 1058 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CHRONIC ABSENTEEISM. (ED) H.B. No. 6974 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS…

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LATEST DEVELOPMENTS FROM THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY: The Education Committee Speaks

Before the deadline for committee action, the General Assembly’s Education Committee voted favorably on and advanced out of committee a plethora of bills. Among the most noteworthy were: 1) a bill that would delay the implementation of the uniform regional calendar, 2) a bill giving greater discretion to school boards with regard to expunging an…

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Latest Developments From The Connecticut General Assembly

The General Assembly’s Education Committee is conducting a public hearing on March 3, 2014.  The Committee will consider testimony on bills that, among other things: 1) require school districts to adopt policies or enter into memoranda of understanding with law enforcement agencies concerning the use of law enforcement personnel as school resource officers, 2) require…

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