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Stories tagged ECS

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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

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Wilms again takes aim at state ECS formula

NORWALK, Conn. – State Rep. Fred Wilms (R-142), who filed papers to open his 2016 re-election campaign committee last... (Read more)

1 / 29 / 2016

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Wilms reports on his first year as a state legislator

Fred Wilms represents the 142nd district for Norwalk and New Canaan in the Connecticut State Legislature. With my first... (Read more)

12 / 10 / 2015

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Rilling, Straniti joust on Norwalk school funding and development issues

2:35 p.m.: Correction: Drew Todd is no longer Wolfpit PTOC president; Question from audience was asked by Tristan Fields not... (Read more)

10 / 20 / 2015

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Norwalk Mayor’s Night Out focuses on finances

NORWALK, Conn. — Facts and figures marked Mayor Harry Rilling’s latest Mayor’s Night Out, including the fact that only... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2015

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Norwalk bemoans inadequate state education funding

NORWALK, Conn. – With an expected jump in the Norwalk Schools operating budget next year, Norwalk Superintendent of Schools... (Read more)

11 / 3 / 2014

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TV debate highlights differences between Garfunkel and Wilms

NORWALK, Conn. – A pair of former Norwalk city officials went head to head recently in a News12 debate... (Read more)

9 / 27 / 2014

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Landmark education funding trial pushed back to January

HARTFORD, Conn. – A landmark education funding trial was supposed to start on Sept. 9, but according to the... (Read more)

7 / 24 / 2014

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Letter: The next fight for education funding

To the Editor: As state representatives of Norwalk, one of our foremost concerns is the funding of public schools.... (Read more)

7 / 3 / 2014

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‘Unfair’ Connecticut education formula to be challenged this fall

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk gets fewer educational funding dollars from the state than it got in 1975 when you... (Read more)

6 / 8 / 2014

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Letter: Wilms makes ECS funding No. 1 campaign priority

With the retirement announcement by House Minority Leader Larry Cafero, I launched my candidacy for the 142nd State Legislature,... (Read more)

5 / 8 / 2014

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Guest opinion: Skewed ECS hits Norwalk in ways well beyond the operating budget

NORWALK, Conn. – As an elected official, sometimes I’m amazed at what I don’t know. And I’m not talking... (Read more)

4 / 30 / 2014

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Rilling plans ‘state of the city’ address

NORWALK, Conn. – On the three-month anniversary of his inauguration, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling offered his job to someone... (Read more)

2 / 24 / 2014

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Letter: Norwalk has little hope of more ECS money

To the Editor With budget time arriving the city’s share of the state Educational Cost Sharing (ECS) is always... (Read more)

1 / 6 / 2014

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Norwalk BOE expects minor windfall

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk is expecting a significant increase in state funding through the state’s ECS (Educational Cost Sharing)... (Read more)

6 / 9 / 2013

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Norwalk’s $306M budget leaves BOE $900K short – at least

NORWALK, Conn. – A budget that is less than originally expected was passed Monday night by the Board of... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2013

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Latest version: Norwalk schools may see $1.7 million increase from state

Updated, 8:15 p.m. with statement by OPM Secretary Ben Barnes; Headline updated 3:34 p.m. Saturday 4/20. NORWALK, Conn. –... (Read more)

4 / 19 / 2013

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Norwalk hopes for ECS information on Friday

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk is in a holding pattern as a “wait and see” attitude prevails for those hoping... (Read more)

4 / 16 / 2013

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Norwalk BET waiting to see what state will do with ECS

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk’s financial gate keepers aren’t yet finagling figures to find money for Norwalk’s school budget, even... (Read more)

4 / 1 / 2013

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New state ECS formula could mean $1.4 million less for Norwalk

Updated 9:47 p.m., quote from Mike Barbis; updated 9:27 p.m. with reporting done from a state video. NORWALK, Conn.... (Read more)

3 / 29 / 2013

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Moccia airs more complaints about state’s proposed budget

NORWALK, Conn. – The problems with Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed budget go further than the Mario Puzo-like strings attached... (Read more)

3 / 1 / 2013

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Norwalk lawmakers disagree on likely ECS verdict

NORWALK, Conn. – State Sen. Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) predicts a positive decision regarding Norwalk from the Educational Cost Sharing... (Read more)

1 / 27 / 2013

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