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PreK-12 & PSRP News

July 6, 2023
Manchester Schools Hiring For 91 Teaching, Staff Positions

June 28, 2023
NBC Connecticut (with video): State representative allegedly assaulted outside of Muslim gathering in Hartford
New Haven Independent: Asst. Principals Promoted; Supe Says Farewell
People’s World: Moore v. Harper ruling by SCOTUS does not guarantee democratic elections

June 27, 2023
The Newtown Bee: NHS Club Marks Ten Years Mentoring Kids In Music

June 26, 2023
New Haven Independent: Retiring Literacy Director Charts Reading Progress

June 25, 2023
Hartford Courant: An honor rises for Hartford’s first female Black mayor: ‘Know more’ about Carrie Saxon Perry

June 23, 2023

The Ohio Star: Homeland Security Secretary Appoints AFT President Randi Weingarten to Security Council to Advise on Keeping Schools Safe from ‘Terrorism’

Nancy on Norwalk: Rilling, Estrella, condemn video shot on middle school field as racist
The Middletown Press: As $4.75M in state funds denied, Middletown Capital Prep Charter School supporters, opponents continue advocacy

June 22, 2023

CT Public: ‘Teaching wit truth and complexity’: Checking in on the state’s Black and Latino Studies elective

The Middletown Press: Middletown school workers say lack of supportive work conditions led to departure

MSNBC: Hundreds of anti-LGBTQ bills proposed

The Day: Century-old New London school closes after years of ‘benign neglect’

CT Insider: Lawmakers call for CT to accelerate school air quality grand process

CT Insider: Father and 13-year-old son die after Hartford house fire

June 21, 2023

The Chronicle: Windham schools name teachers of the year

June 20, 2023

People’s World: Big union crowd says it is starting now on 2024 election campaign

Fox Business: Student loan payment pause led to increased debt for some: study

The Newtown Bee: Summertime Fun Starts At Senior Carnival

The Chronicle: ‘The future is in our hands’

New Haven Independent: Socialist Scholars Speak Truth To School Power
Hartford Courant: Costs of Hartford’s Bulkeley High School project swell by $61 million

June 19, 2023
Hartford Courant: Hartford Public Schools contract with Tennessee company to hire more subs and paras

June 17, 2023
The New York Times: Biden Again Has Unoin Support. But the Unions Look Different This Time.

Public Employees & Higher Education News

June 28, 2023
Hartford Business Journal: UConn board approves Waterbury lease, $2M planning budget for new School of Nursing

June 23, 2023

The Trumbull Times: WCSU shuts down latest rumor that one of its Danbury campuses will close: it’s ‘not on the table’
CT Public: CT community colleges will merge into single institution on July 1

June 21, 2023

Hartford Business Journal: New statewide community college secures key accreditation

The CT Mirror: CT attorney general appoints special counsel to protect abortion access

June 20, 2023

UConn Today: Mapping Connecticut’s Understory from Outer Space
WTNH – News Channel 8 (with video): Cutting-edge sickle cell disease research underway at UConn Health

June 19, 2023

UConn Today: Microscopy on Ice with UConn Health’s New Cyrogenic Equipment
New Haven Register: Hiring freeze, adjunct usage already underway at SCSU ahead of system’s budget mitigation plans

June 16, 2023

Hartford Business Journal: UConn unveils new $220M science building

Scripps News: ‘Feel Your Best Self’ puppets help kids understand, express feeings
UConn Magazine: Basketball Capital of The World

Healthcare News

June 20, 2023
DCMedical News: Safe Nurse-Patient Staffing Legislation Comes in Different Flavors

June 15, 2023
The ‘Gander: Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin Introduces Bill to Fight Big Pharma’s Price Gouging

June 7, 2023
CT Mirror: Hospital staffing proposal gets overhaul in state budget

May 29, 2023
News Times: What’s happening at Danbury and New Milford hospitals? Hospital president will update community

May 26, 2023
New Haven Independent: YNHH Buys Lab Building For $101M


June 25, 2023

MedPage Today: Clinicians Aren’t Always to Blame for Medical Errors

June 16, 2023

CT Mirror: Affordable college allows students to pursue their talents, not just wealth

June 14, 2023
The Day: Contemplating a rookie session in Hartford

June 9, 2023

Hartford Courant – Opinion: Christopher O’Connor: It’s critical Yale New Haven Health aquisition of 3 hospitals be approved

June 6, 2023
CT Mirror – Viewpoints: CT has the means, but must find the will to properly fund education

June 5, 2023

CT News Junkie – Op-Ed : All The Rainbows And Unicorns Fit To Print
The Conversation: Saying that students embrace censorship on college campuses is incorrect – here’s how to discuss the issue more constructively

June 2, 2023
CT News Junkie – Op-Ed: Public Transit and Public Education Are Connecticut’s Future. Please Fund Them.