Lauding School Construction Funding

July 14, 2015

Rep. Ernie Hewett is pleased that critical funding he championed for the New London magnet schools’ Pathways Project was adopted in HB 7102. The project was overwhelmingly approved by voters in a citywide referendum, but technical language about application deadlines to qualify for state reimbursements threatened its development. Rep. Hewett was successful in securing state funding and revising key provisions to move the project forward.

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Funding For Rogers School Expansion Project

July 10, 2015

Attendance in Stamford Public Schools has grown by nearly 5,000 new students in the past fifteen years and more growth is expected in the future. Today, Stamford's delegation to the General Assembly announced that they have secured funding for a critical expansion of the Rogers International Inter-District Magnet School which will help meet the growing demand for classroom space in the city.

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Wright Tech Funding Grows To Meet Enrollment

June 9, 2015

All the Stamford legislators worked as a team and secured $1.4 million in FY 16 and $3.5 million in FY 17 to allow the JM Wright Technical High School in Stamford to grow from 150 students this year to 450 in two years.

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Bills to Replace 11th Grade SBAC Exam & Address Dyslexia

May 28, 2015

I joined legislative leaders to announce a bipartisan plan to unburden high school juniors from controversial standardized testing.

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