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- Climate change materials could be eliminated from Connecticut's Next Generation Science Standards if House Bill 5595 were to become law.
- Another controversial bill, Senate Bill 457, deals with school district consolidation and would mandate that districts with fewer than 2,000 students join other school systems.
- Senate Bill 458 would allow chief elected officials to appoint the chairperson of certain local school boards.
- Like many other states, politicians in Connecticut — which began its legislative session Jan. 9 — are looking to boost education funding. The state’s new governor, Democrat Ned Lamont, has pledged to increase state education money.
- Along with potential focuses on the achievement gap and charter schools, there is also speculation surrounding whether the General Assembly will debate aspects of a state education aid program’s distribution formula.