The recent FUSE scandal has raised questions about charter school oversight. Is this type of problem representative of the overall charter school system? We take a look at just how effective these schools are and how much oversight they have. We're joined by experts and we want to hear from you, especially if you have experience in the charter school system.
Hartford officials recently held a pre-bid conference for developers and others interested in building a new minor league stadium and its surrounding neighborhood. While the city fielded questions about available land and other infrastructure improvements it has in mind, one big question sticks out: "Have you identified promising sources of federal or state funds?"
The Office of the Child Advocate is criticizing the Connecticut Department of Children and Families for its "public shaming" of Jane Doe after a recent incident at the state locked unit for troubled girls. Child advocate Sarah Eagan is also concerned about how often DCF staff is restraining youth at the state's locked facilities for girls and boys.
Even though the guitar had been at the heart and soul of his existence since age seven, the future great jazz guitarist Gene Bertoncini went to the prestigious University of Notre Dame in the mid-1950s to study architecture.
Banh Mi...the name might be new to you but we hope you'll try the sandwich that is the rage coast to coast. It has amazing, explosive flavor, the kind you want again and again. It sounds weird, we know, and you might think, how good can this be? We're talking about a soft Italian-style baguette from the supermarket, a layer of pickled veggies you flash-pickle in an hour, more vegetables thinly sliced, maybe some jalapenos, siracha sauce or yogurt or hoisin sauce, and a favorite protein, including beef, pork, chicken or tofu. It's incredible.
Governor Dannel Malloy takes a strong stance on housing immigrant children in this state. We’ll talk about this story and more on our weekly news roundtable The Wheelhouse. Also, the Hartford Courant’s Dan Haar has been walking and reporting from Connecticut’s Rt. 44. He’ll take a load off to share some tales from the road. Chubby Checker (yes, that Chubby Checker) is also coming to town for a political fundraiser.