Topic: magnet schools

Connecticut Federal District Court Holds There Is No Fundamental Constitutional Right To A Minimally Adequate Education

In a long-standing effort to desegregate Connecticut’s schools, the State has created a myriad of educational options for families including inter-district magnet schools, charter schools and the open choice program that allow students in one district to attend open seats in schools in other districts. There are often long waiting lists for these schools and…

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Latest Developments from the Connecticut General Assembly: February 25 Public Hearing

As promised previously, we will be keeping you up to date with developments in the General Assembly.  On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, the General Assembly’s Education Committee will conduct a public hearing on the following proposed bills: S.B. No. 942 AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE GOVERNOR CONCERNING EDUCATION. S.B. No. 943 AN ACT…

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What Can Schools Expect from this Connecticut General Assembly Session?

On January 7, 2015, the 2015 session of the Connecticut General Assembly began.  Adjournment is scheduled for June 3, 2015.   We can expect that a plethora of proposed bills affecting Connecticut school districts will be unleashed during the session, most of which will never see the light of day. The Education Committee will be the…

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