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Public Hearing on Forced Regionalization Bills – THIS Friday, March 1

Posted on February 26, 2019 by admin


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This Friday, March 1, the General Assembly’s Education Committee will be holding a public hearing on all bills concerning forced school regionalization.

As you may be aware, the bills before the Education Committee are calling for towns to consolidate educational services with neighboring communities. The bills supporting this policy change are as follows:

What New Regionalized School Districts Could Look Like

Posted on February 6, 2019 by admin


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Connecticut Democrats have proposed multiple bills to force towns to regionalize school districts.

One bill would force any school district with less than 2,000 students to regionalize (impacting an estimated 84 towns). Another bill would force any town with a population of less than 40,000 to consolidate with other towns to form new school districts matching the state probate court districts shown below (impacting an estimated 144 towns).

While encouraging towns to share services is a laudable

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Piscopo Attends Boy Scouts Day at the Capitol in Hartford

Posted on February 4, 2019 by admin


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On Friday, February 1, State Representative John Piscopo (R-76) attended Boy Scouts Day at the Capitol in Hartford.

Scouts from all five of the Boy Scout councils visited the Capitol for a tour at 1 p.m. followed by an inaugural ceremony at 3:15 p.m. followed by a 2019 Report to the State and Meet and Greet.

Nearly150 Scouts, their leaders, parents, along with state and local officials from all over Connecticut were in attendance to celebrate girls becoming members of the new Boy Scouts program.

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