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The Southampton School Board has voted to adopt a school calendar that acknowledges Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day.

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Education advocates and researchers say the discrepancy between the number of minority students and minority teachers in Connecticut leads to disadvantages for students of color.

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A plan to merge Connecticut’s 12 state-run community colleges into one system received mixed reviews at a legislative hearing in Hartford on Tuesday.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget plan for the 2018-2019 school year includes a 2.3 percent increase in state aid to Long Island schools.

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Governor Cuomo is proposing an increase in school aid of over three-quarters of a billion dollars, or around three percent from last year, but some say that’s not enough to meet school districts’ rising costs.