Education

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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.

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A United Way food truck has started giving out more than just food in New Haven. Along with a nutritious meal, kids are also taking home one free book of their choice.

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Threatening calls and messages to schools have decreased in Connecticut in recent years, according to new numbers from the state Department of Education.

Closing arguments have begun in a trial over whether Connecticut adequately funds its public schools.

A coalition of municipalities, education groups, parents and students sued in 2005, saying the state was violating the Connecticut constitution by not providing enough aid to municipalities to allow them to properly educate students. The coalition cited vast differences in test results between rich and poor towns.

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