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As the architect of school reform in New Haven, Superintendent Garth Harries appeared to be making progress. Test scores were up, dropout rates were down, and a new teacher evaluation system became a national model.

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A new Connecticut law takes effect on Saturday making school threats a felony, which results in a prison sentence.

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Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen says he’s happy the state Supreme Court is taking up a lower court ruling that declared Connecticut’s education funding system unconstitutional.

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A Connecticut Superior Court judge ruled on Wednesday that the state's public education funding system is irrational and unconstitutional.

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Connecticut is facing a lawsuit over its restrictions on magnet schools, charter schools and school choice programs. Three parents and a grandmother filed the federal suit Tuesday on behalf of seven children.