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.

The New York Capitol Building in Albany
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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.

Connecticut Attorney General William Tong
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Connecticut's attorney general wants leadership of the video app TikTok to meet with educators and parents in the state.

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Fairfield, Connecticut, schools had to cancel some classes this week due to a shortage of substitute teachers.


Connecticut cities and towns have joined the state’s teachers' unions to push state lawmakers to fund improved ventilation systems in schools. They said too many schools in the state have bad air quality.