Connecticut AG William Tong speaks at an emergency summit at New Britain High School flanked by U.S. Senator Richard  Blumenthal and New Britain School Superintendent Nancy Sarra.
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In Connecticut, students and parents are concerned about vandalism at New Britain High School following a viral TikTok challenge. They reached out for an emergency summit with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and state Attorney General William Tong.

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Gov. Kathy Hochul said the state has ended its opposition to a 2006 ruling from New York's highest court that required billions more to be allocated each year to schools to address inequities in the education system.

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A Long Island school district has sued New York over a state mandate that requires students to wear masks in the classroom to stem the spread of COVID-19.


Governor Ned Lamont said if COVID-19 vaccination rates for Connecticut students don’t improve, he would be open to school districts mandating the vaccine.

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Shifting to remote learning during the pandemic failed special education students in New York, according to a report released by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. There are nearly 500,000 students with disabilities in New York — about 20% of K-12 students.