National Summit on Teacher Diversity

Rep. McCrory with Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes and Dr. Shuana K. Tucker


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National Summit on Teacher Diversity

May 11, 2016

I recently joined national leaders on education at the National Summit on Teacher Diversity in Washington, D.C. held by the U.S. Department of Education. The Summit highlights the need for more teachers of color in schools across the country.

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Weekly News May 2 - May 6

May 6, 2016

This week marked the last day of the legislative session!

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Rep. Haddad Affirmative Consent

Rep. Haddad introduces An Act Concerning Affirmative Consent on the House floor


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Affirmative Consent Passes Legislature

May 5, 2016

I'm excited to announce that legislation I've championed to establish affirmative consent as the standard at all Connecticut colleges has passed both the House and Senate. HB 5376, An Act Concerning Affirmative Consent, now goes to the Governor's desk.

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Rep. McCrory Minority Teacher Recruitment

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Recruiting More Minority Teachers

May 5, 2016

As in most states, teachers of color are underrepresented in Connecticut. This has a real impact on educational outcomes. Research has shown that a diverse teaching workforce that reflects the students they serve improves outcomes and inspires students of color to purse higher education.

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