Preschool lead teacher Jacqueline Valle teaches her class at Honey Bear Learning Center in Stratford. (Brian A. Pounds Photo / Hearst Connecticut Media)

Legislation Focuses On Education Issues

March 22, 2019

Rep. Bobby Sanchez, co-chair of the Education Committee, has pushed forward a half-dozen bills that would boost pay for child care workers, increase the state’s contribution to child-care slots and vouchers, expand eligibility for state subsidies and make it easier for child care workers to afford the college credentials required of them, according to Linda Conner Lambeck, Connecticut Post reporter who writes about education issues.

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Children cheer Rep. Sanchez, other legislators at press conference

Rep. Sanchez Seeks Access To Child Care And Pay Equity For Pre-school Teachers

March 6, 2019

Rep. Bobby Sanchez, co-chair of the Education Committee, other legislators and education advocates on Wednesday called for passage of legislation that addresses educator pay equity and gives access to early childcare for full-time students who have children and need to work, but can’t afford childcare.

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The Black and Puerto Rican Caucus Announces Public Forum and Scholarship

February 4, 2019

Join leaders of the legislature's Black and Puerto Rican Caucus for a public input and spread the word about Representative Wilfred X. “Spike” Johnson Scholarship Fund.

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Access Health CT Deadline Is Saturday

December 13, 2018

This Saturday, Dec. 15, is the last day to enroll for health insurance through Access Health CT, so if you or anyone else you know is interested, then don’t delay.

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