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Former President Bill Clinton was on Long Island this week to introduce a new program to install learning spaces for children at laundromats across the country.

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A federal court in Bridgeport heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit that challenges a state law designed to promote racial diversity in Connecticut’s schools.

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The New York State Senate majority held a roundtable on Long Island this week to figure out how to make state funding for public schools more fair to schools with extra needs.

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Connecticut public school teachers say they are getting sick from mold and other environmental hazards, which include rodent droppings and extreme heat. 

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The Dalio Foundation’s educational partnership with Connecticut is to hold its first board meeting next week. The $300 million not-for-profit public-private partnership has been controversial since lawmakers granted it exemption from state disclosure and ethics rules.