Beth Bye

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Name: Beth Bye
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Connecticut Smart Start to increase public preschool enrollment

HARTFORD – Standing with teachers, superintendents of schools and early education experts, state Senator Beth Bye (D-West Hartford) and legislative leaders today unveiled “Connecticut Smart Start,” an historic 10-year, $200 million plan to provide 50,000 ... [Published West Hartford News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Legislators Propose Major Expansion Of Preschool Programs

Critics Balk At Idea Of Using Tobacco Settlement Money HARTFORD — Democratic leaders in the legislature presented an ambitious proposal Wednesday to dramatically expand government-funded early childhood education programs in Connecticut.Standing alongside ... [Published Hartford Courant - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

State unveils $200M preschool plan

HARTFORD — The state would spend $200 million over 10 years to expand statewide prekindergarten programs under an ambitious plan that leaders of the Connecticut legislature announced Wednesday. Pre-K programs will provide numerous benefits, said Senate ... [Published Colchester Bulletin - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Program would expand pre-K in state

HARTFORD -- The effort to provide universal pre-kindergarten in the state took a step forward Wednesday with majority Democrats in the Legislature announcing a proposed 10-year, $200 million commitment to create as many as 50,000 slots for 3- and 4-y ... [Published Greenwich Time - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-Tobacco Activist Not Happy With Pre-K Funding Scheme

A plan by Democratic legislative leaders to fund an expansion of pre-kindergarten programs with money from the Tobacco and Health Trust Fund is drawing blistering criticism from a leading anti-smoking activist.Pat Checko, a member of the fund’s board ... [Published Hartford Courant - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

State must sustain NL magnet plan

Grumblings coming out of Hartford should cause concern for New London officials planning for the transformation to an all-magnet school district. The expectation is to attract increased state funding, while racially and economically diversifying city ... [Published TheDay.com - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Chris Powell:

As a political scandal, there isn’t much in the guilty pleas of Lisa Wilson-Foley and her husband, nursing home executive Brian Foley, to federal charges of concealing her 2012 congressional campaign’s hiring of disgraced former Gov. John G. Rowland. ... [Published Register Citizen - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Connecticut committee adds $12.3 million to Malloy plan

HARTFORD >> The Connecticut General Assembly’s budget-writing committee on Thursday approved a revised state spending plan of $19.04 billion — $12.3 million more than what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has recommended for next fiscal year.The plan also ... [Published New Haven Register - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Committee adds to Malloy's budget plan

HARTFORD -- In a straight party-line vote that may serve as a template for the rest of the legislative session, the Democrat-dominated Appropriations Committee voted 26-19 on Thursday to slightly raise Gov. 's $19 billion bottom line for the budget that ... [Published Stamford Advocate - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Listening To Reasonable Voices

To the Editor:In January 2013, the state’s general assembly, in response to the Sandy Hook School tragedy, formed a Bipartisan Task Force on Gun Violence Prevention and Children’s Safety to explore solutions. Many of us urged the task force to support ... [Published The Newtown Bee - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Budget Committee Approves Minimum Wage Hike; Likely Votes Wednesday

After a clash on the merits, the legislature’s budget-writing committee Monday approved hiking the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 by 2017.The vote was 24 to 17 along party lines with state Sen. Joan Hartley abstaining. Hartley, a conservative Democrat ... [Published Hartford Courant - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 3 reports

READER SUBMITTED: Waterbury Students And Board Of Education Members March To State Capitol

On Wednesday, March 5th, students from Waterbury High School attended the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education's (CABE) annual "Day on the Hill" event in which they, along with principals, superintendents, school board members, parents and other ... [Published Hartford Courant - Mar 13 2014]

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No easy answer for Stamford on universal preschool [Published Greenwich Time - Apr 14 2014]
Connecticut Smart Start: 10-Year Investment In ... [Published Norwalk Patch - Apr 12 2014]
Connecticut Smart Start to increase public pres... [Published West Hartford News - Apr 11 2014]
State unveils $200M preschool plan [Published Colchester Bulletin - Apr 10 2014]
Legislators Propose Major Expansion Of Preschoo... [Published Hartford Courant - Apr 10 2014]
Program would expand pre-K in state [Published Greenwich Time - Apr 09 2014]
Anti-Tobacco Activist Not Happy With Pre-K Fund... [Published Hartford Courant - Apr 09 2014]
State must sustain NL magnet plan [Published TheDay.com - Apr 06 2014]
Chris Powell: [Published Register Citizen - Apr 06 2014]
Lecker: State board tone-deaf to needs of the c... [Published Stamford Advocate - Apr 05 2014]
Connecticut committee adds $12.3 million to Mal... [Published New Haven Register - Mar 27 2014]
Committee adds to Malloy's budget plan [Published Stamford Advocate - Mar 27 2014]
Listening To Reasonable Voices [Published The Newtown Bee - Mar 27 2014]
Budget Committee Approves Spending $12 Million ... [Published Hartford Courant - Mar 27 2014]
Malloy attacked on “balanced budget” [Published Yale Daily News - Mar 25 2014]
Budget Committee Approves Minimum Wage Hike; Li... [Published Hartford Courant - Mar 24 2014]
Connecticut college remedial courses may see re... [Published New Haven Register - Mar 17 2014]
READER SUBMITTED: Waterbury Students And Board ... [Published Hartford Courant - Mar 13 2014]
READER SUBMITTED: Montville Students And Board ... [Published Hartford Courant - Mar 12 2014]
READER SUBMITTED: Killingly Students And Board ... [Published Hartford Courant - Mar 12 2014]
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