Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy visited Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport on Monday to speak about a bill he has proposed to increase the number of people who can finish degrees at Connecticut’s state colleges and universities.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that in 2012, 3,328 people were killed in crashes involving distracted drivers. This week, at the University of New Haven, students are getting the chance to see just how hard it is to drive when they’re distracted.
New York Senate Republicans say they will break a long standing tradition of boycotting the election of new Regents. They now say they will attend a joint legislative session, and that many will vote "no" over dissatisfaction with the Common Core education standards.
The state of New York plans to create the nation’s first college dedicated to homeland security and emergency preparedness. Backers say it’s a necessary measure given the major storms and terrorist threats the state has dealt with.