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Teacher of The Year Recalls Life Experiences

March 18, 2016

CT's Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes. She hopes to inspire her students to want to learn and become good citizens who will make their communities a better place. Ms. Hayes teaches at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury.

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Budget challenges demand MORE efficiencies

March 14, 2016

I delivered testimony last week in support of a number of bills designed to save taxpayer money for both the state and municipalities by tying town aid to more inter-town cooperation in the delivery of services to local families and businesses.

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Scanlon Joins End R-Word Campaign

March 8, 2016

Calling for equality and compassion, Representative Sean Scanlon joins Guilford students and signs a pledge to “End the R-Word” to help raise awareness about the dehumanizing and hurtful effects of the word “retarded.” For the fifth year, Guilford High School participated in the national End the R-Word campaign.

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UConn Health Career Programs for Students

March 7, 2016

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting with Dr. Kerry-Ann Stewart, Assistant Director of the Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative (HPPI) at the UConn Department of Health Career Opportunity Programs. We discussed the programs offered by HPPI for middle school, high school, and college students. These programs are geared toward “underrepresented, disadvantaged, or first generation college students applying to medical school, dental school, or graduate programs in the biomedical sciences or other health professions.”

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