Connecticut was one of the first states to have its own Freedom of Information Commission, designed to administer and enforce FOIA laws. But things are changing.
A last minute bill passed at the legislature, limiting the release of information about Newtown - but does that set a precedent for... read more
Texas Governor Rick Perry is here in Connecticut trying to lure businesses away with promises of low taxes and no regulation.
Before we get to the specifics of that, let me say this: Perry didn't invent the idea of one state competing for the jobs of another's, but over his long tenure he ha... read more
Back in the early 2000s, a group of mostly low-income African- American families took the city of New Haven to court. They were fighting to stay in their homes which were slated for demolition in order to build a new school complex. A documentary film airing tonight on CPTV tells their story.... read more
School districts across Connecticut are wrestling with how to implement the new Common Core state standards, which mean changes to the way teachers teach reading and math along with new computer-based tests.
The transition is expected to take place over the next year and a half. But some di... read more
Connecticut’s largest teachers’ union filed a complaint Tuesday against Bridgeport School Superintendent Paul Vallas. The dispute centers on the city’s school governance councils, whose members say they’re being shut out.
School governance councils were established by law in Connecticut in... read more
Yale University has asked federal education officials to lower a fine imposed on the school for under-reporting sex offenses.
The federal Clery Act spells out how colleges and universities nationwide are expected to compile and report crime data – including sex crimes on campus. The U.S. D... read more
The Connecticut Department of Education has reached a new agreement with the plaintiffs in the decades long Sheff v. O'Neill case.
The lawsuit is meant to ease the racial disparity between students in Hartford Public Schools and neighboring school districts.
The latest settlement extends... read more