Fall School Reopen Plan Webinar – July 9

Posted on July 6, 2020 by admin


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This Thursday, July 9, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Connecticut Department of Education will be hosting a live moderated webinar to discuss the official fall school reopen plan, Adapt Advance, Achieve: Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together. The webinar will include an overview of the plan by the state’s Commissioner of Education, Miguel Cardona, for the benefit of district leaders, parents, students, teachers, political partners, and educational stakeholders.

The webinar will be limited

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Tax Update, Plan for Fall School Reopening, Unemployment Information, and State Programs

Posted on July 2, 2020 by admin


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I’d like to share with you an update on a few important developments from this week.

Return of the Plastic Bag Tax

On July 1, Connecticut resumed collection of the $0.10 tax on single use plastic bags. This tax was temporarily lifted in March during the height of the pandemic to help slow the spread of COVID-19 through items such as reusable shopping bags. The original executive order (7N) also allowed grocery store employees to refuse bagging items for customers who were using reusable plastic bags.

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School Reopening Plan Released, DMV Update, and New Travel Advisory

Posted on June 26, 2020 by admin


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I’d like to share with you an update on a few important developments from this week.

State Releases Outline of Fall School Reopening Plan

Distance learning has allowed our educators to continue doing their very important jobs during the height of this pandemic, but it has also presented challenges. Dealing with internet issues, difficulty accessing electronic devices, and other technology barriers, many teachers, parents, and students have found themselves limited in what can be accomplished online.

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