Forced school consolidation is a real possibility now that Governor Lamont has included the plan in his recent budget proposal. Whether you support the idea or not, I would like to encourage you to ensure your voices are heard.
On Friday, March 1st at 1:00 in Room 2E of the Legislative Office Building, the Education Committee will be holding a public hearing to discuss school consolidation among a list of other items.
Do you want your voice to be heard?
If you’d like to attend but are unable to, you can submit written testimony online by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure to reference the bill number you are submitting testimony for/against and copy me on the email at: Dave.Yaccarino@housegop.ct.gov.
For more information regarding testifying in person, please use the following link:
Electronic testimony needs to be submitted no later than 3:30 PM on Thursday, Feb. 28th.
To reference or read the consolidation related bills, please click on the links below.
Proposed Bill 457, An Act Concerning the Size of School Districts.
Proposed Bill 738, An Act Concerning the Creation of Regional School Districts.
Proposed Bill 874, An Act Concerning Education Initiatives and Services in Connecticut.