This summer we covered the Department of Education investigation into Darien’s special ed program. Since then, the superintendent has resigned and the school is dealing with a forensic audit. Today we’ll check back in with Darien Times reporter David DesRoches for the latest.
And, we’ll find out about the upcoming Insurance Market Forecast, a gathering of insurance professionals in Hartford. Are we still the insurance capital of the world?
And the Smithsonian Institute’s Richard Kurin has a great job. working with top scholars and curators to assemble objects like Lincoln’s stovepipe hat, Dorothy’s ruby slippers, and Sam Colt's revolver into a new book The Smithsonian’s History of America in 101 Objects.
- David DesRoches, Assistant Editor at The Darien Times
- Susan Winkler, Executive Director of the Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services Cluster
- Richard Kurin, Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture at the Smithsonian Institute