Weekly News May 2 - May 6

May 6, 2016

This week marked the last day of the legislative session!

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Rep. McCrory Minority Teacher Recruitment

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Recruiting More Minority Teachers

May 5, 2016

As in most states, teachers of color are underrepresented in Connecticut. This has a real impact on educational outcomes. Research has shown that a diverse teaching workforce that reflects the students they serve improves outcomes and inspires students of color to purse higher education.

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Rep. Haddad Affirmative Consent

Rep. Haddad introduces An Act Concerning Affirmative Consent on the House floor


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Affirmative Consent Passes Legislature

May 5, 2016

I'm excited to announce that legislation I've championed to establish affirmative consent as the standard at all Connecticut colleges has passed both the House and Senate. HB 5376, An Act Concerning Affirmative Consent, now goes to the Governor's desk.

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Legislation To Make Schools Safer

May 2, 2016

The House passes a bill to require disclosure about employees with sketchy backgrounds.

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