An Education Department report finds a dramatic increase in prison spending over education funding. Before leaving office the Obama administration called for a reprioritization.

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Source: Report: Spending On Incarceration Far Outpacing School Funding

We don’t have time to mourn; we have to prepare. Mourning is not something that’s part of the strategy moving forward. You have to…

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Source: [THE WAY FORWARD] It’s Time to Get Organized

President Obama relaunched his website,, and he and the former First Lady are set to work together as private citizens.

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Source: Guess Who’s Bizzack? Relaunches Site, Will Work With FLOTUS

President Obama’s Greatest Accomplishments | News One

Local news and views from the Naugatuck Valley, Connecticut by New Haven Register staff

ANSONIA – Thirty-six Ansonia High School seniors now have some pretty impressive bragging rights: They have already been accepted into college, more than six months before they are even finishing their final year of high school. All together, these students will receive more than $217,000 in renewable scholarship funding when they officially start their collegiate education.

These students participated in Ansonia High’s first ever “Onsite Decision Day,” which featured admissions staff from seven Connecticut colleges and universities: University of Bridgeport, University of New Haven, Southern Connecticut State University, Albertus Magnus College, Gateway Community College, Naugatuck Community College, and Housatonic Community College.

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Source: View from the Valley: Ansonia Students College-Bound

Great story about the AHS Class S Championship and the legacy of A -Town Football. #Charger4Life

NEW BRITAIN – The legend is bathed in history but it does not rest with yesterday. It continually breathes today and you just shake your head and maybe offer a wry smile and a salute not just for what was but what continually is.
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There’s an urgency to recruit Black male teachers. The Honore Center is one of the organizations answering the call.

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Source: Answering The Call To Train Black Male Teachers