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State tells Hartford it must increase spending on schools

JACQUELINE RABE THOMAS | Connecticut Mirror |

The State Department of Education has notified Hartford school officials that their budget for the current school year, which slashed local school spending, is in violation of state law that...

Malloy making case for local school funding changes

Jacqueline Rabe Thomas and Keith M. Phaneuf | Connecticut Mirror |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and prominent legislators are beginning to brace the public for what they see as inevitable changes in how the state funds cities and towns as the state grapples with $1.4...

Pay for charter school leaders fuels funding debate

Jacqueline Rabe Thomas | Connecticut Mirror |

Compensation for leaders of the state’s largest network of charter schools has increased by $100,000 since 2009 – and now rivals the pay of superintendents in the state’s wealthiest...

USJ boosting business program with free master's degree

Matt Pilon |

In Connecticut's crowded business higher education field, the University of St. Joseph in West Hartford is looking for a way to stand out.

Law incubator set for Feb. opening in Hartford

Patricia Daddona |

UConn School of Law is launching a new Hartford-based incubator in February to provide affordable legal services to people who need it and help lawyers establish solo practices.

Life sciences entrepreneur to lead UConn venture development

Patricia Daddona |

Dr. Mostafa Analoui, a life sciences entrepreneur and investment banker, will head UConn's newly launched effort to increase development of new ventures, including its Technology Incubation Program...

State cutting education funding, freezing LoCIP money

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford and communities statewide will lose $20 million in state funding for education, and experience a multi-million dollar freeze on capital improvement money in the second half of the fiscal...

Edsall returning as UConn head football coach

Patricia Daddona |

Randy Edsall, the “winningest” coach in UConn history, is returning to UConn as head football coach, Director of Athletics David Benedict announced Wednesday.

UConn researchers' new test identifies 'hidden' hearing loss

John Stearns |

Two UConn School of Medicine researchers have developed a new hearing test that can identify hearing loss or deficits in some individuals considered to have normal or near-normal hearing in...

Hartford culinary school closing

Patricia Daddona |

Six months after closing a Suffield campus and consolidating students with the Hartford campus, Lincoln Educational Services (LES) has closed its Connecticut Culinary Institute.

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