Stories tagged ECS

Showing 6/6/2019 to 2/20/2016

State funding for Norwalk called ‘nothing to brag about’

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk is getting a 3% increase in state funding for 2019-20, according to the Connecticut Mirror.... (Read more)

6 / 6 / 2019


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ECS nothing to brag about in the face of unhealthy city trends

I watched Senator Duff’s recent press conference, where he touted the proposed state budget as a win for education... (Read more)

5 / 12 / 2019


Duff, Dems slam Republicans, tout education funding

Updated, 5:30 p.m.: Clarification, correction due to an editing error: Press release said $1.5 million. 9:30 a.m.: Correction, funding increase... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2019


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Norwalk BoE roundup: ‘Real schools,’ calendar talk

NORWALK, Conn. — Here’s a roundup from Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting: Complaints go unanswered as Whitman greenlighted Move... (Read more)

4 / 18 / 2018


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Norwalk Democrats defend new ECS formula to unhappy out-of-towners

Updated, 2:30 p.m.: Video added, Katie Roy explaining ECS.  NORWALK, Conn. – Bridgeport residents made their way to Norwalk... (Read more)

1 / 19 / 2018


Malloy ends Norwalk dire predictions of October ECS funding shortfall

Updated, 6 p.m.: Comment from Mayor Harry Rilling. NORWALK, Conn. — Gov. Dannel Malloy has restored the state’s education... (Read more)

8 / 18 / 2017


Lyons warns Norwalk parents: Malloy plans $4.4 million education funding cut

Updated, 11:55 a.m.: Comment from Mayor Harry Rilling. NORWALK, Conn. – The pressure is on for Norwalk Public Schools... (Read more)

8 / 8 / 2017


Norwalk political notes: Blank to Redevelopment; talk of Hartford

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s what we have for you in political notes this Tuesday: Blank heads to Redevelopment Morris... (Read more)

4 / 25 / 2017


Norwalk fights for better education funding from state

Correction, 3:51 p.m.: Fred Wilms brought Bruce Morris up to speak with him. HARTFORD, Conn. – Here’s a thought:... (Read more)

3 / 23 / 2017


Cold storm prompts hot comments

NORWALK, Conn. — Sidewalks were the issue Wednesday for many people, in the wake of Tuesday’s less-than-blizzard. Parents on... (Read more)

3 / 16 / 2017


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Norwalk state legislators push for ECS reform

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk did a great job of representing itself Wednesday in Hartford, former Mayor Alex Knopp said.... (Read more)

3 / 3 / 2017


Norwalk looks to mobilize for ECS reform

Updated, 3:18 p.m., information from CCJEF and BoE Chairman Mike Lyons. NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalkers are being recruited for... (Read more)

2 / 28 / 2017


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Malloy targets ECS in upcoming budget proposal

Updated, 4:30 p.m., additional comment from BoE Chairman Mike Lyons, and a comment from NPS finance chief Thomas Hamilton.... (Read more)

2 / 6 / 2017


Norwalk political notes: Election, ECS, GGP…

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s what we have for you in political notes this Tuesday: Mangiacopra makes a move  Duff, Lavielle... (Read more)

1 / 31 / 2017


Norwalk lawmakers joined by clergy in push for new ECS formula

NORWALK, Conn. — Connecticut needs to change its educational funding formula by the end of next year’s legislative session,... (Read more)

11 / 15 / 2016


Norwalk parents push for answers in Connecticut’s educational funding dilemma

NORWALK, Conn. — It would be good to get to work on reforming Connecticut’s educational funding system ahead of... (Read more)

10 / 25 / 2016


Adamowski expects appeal of CCJEF decision; Duff says ‘no winners or losers’

NORWALK, Conn. – Cautious optimism marked Norwalk Superintendent of Schools Steven Adamowski’s reaction Thursday to a landmark court decision... (Read more)

9 / 9 / 2016


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Connecticut ordered to reform educational funding, given 180-day deadline

Updated, 2:47 p.m.: Comment from Artie Kassimis; correction, Sept. 9: decision was 90 pages long. NORWALK, Conn. – A... (Read more)

9 / 8 / 2016


A day later, still no budget document

Updated 2:23 a.m. May 6 with links to transportation lockbox  and judiciallayoff stories. HARTFORD, Conn. – Democratic legislative leaders... (Read more)

5 / 6 / 2016


State budget: Norwalk slated for $2.1M haircut; Hartford hopes to finalize in special session next week

Updated, 3 p.m., comment from Bruce Kimmel. NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk is facing a state aid hit of $2.1... (Read more)

5 / 5 / 2016


GOP’s proposed state budget cuts would play havoc with Norwalk

Updated Wednesday, April 27, 9:05 p.m., with responses from State Rep. Fred Wilms (R-142).   NORWALK, Conn. – A... (Read more)

4 / 27 / 2016


Malloy’s latest budget tweak boosts Norwalk’s ECS, zeroes out 28 towns

Updated 11:49 p.m. Wednesday to add links to Hartford Courant story, Malloy’s revised budget plan. NORWALK, Conn. – If... (Read more)

4 / 13 / 2016


Norwalk’s ‘best chance’ of changing ECS now underway in Hartford

NORWALK, Conn. — Connecticut’s Educational Cost Sharing (ECS) formula is purely political as it does not factor in the... (Read more)

4 / 4 / 2016


Norwalk political notes: Scottish bills, ECS politics, arrivederci aroma

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s what we have for you in political notes this Saturday: Mocciae: One more time –... (Read more)

4 / 4 / 2016


Democrats applaud city’s cut of shared sales tax revenue

  Updated 12:44 a.m. Thursday. NORWALK, Conn. – Five Norwalk Democratic politicians held a news conference Wednesday morning to... (Read more)

3 / 24 / 2016


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Wilms: Request to change ECS was submitted in January

NORWALK, Conn. – There may be no bill number, but there was indeed a request that the state Education... (Read more)

3 / 18 / 2016


Norwalk’s 2016 ECS ship has sailed – despite BoE cry, it’s too late

Updated, 5:50 p.m., comment from Sen. Bob Duff. NORWALK, Conn. – It is too late for Norwalk’s state legislators... (Read more)

3 / 17 / 2016


Norwalk political notes: ECS futility, NHA ‘lying,’ petition zipping along

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s what we have for you in political notes this Tuesday: Adamowski: Political numbers don’t support... (Read more)

3 / 15 / 2016


Norwalk BoE rings ECS bell at state

NORWALK, Conn. — An effort made by a Norwalk Republican legislator to keep the pressure on the state for... (Read more)

3 / 2 / 2016


Norwalk BoE looks to add wind to Wilms’ ECS sails

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Board of Education is set to make yet another appeal to the state for... (Read more)

2 / 20 / 2016