CT Essential Politics – Wednesday 02.22.12

Op-ed, Analysis and Blogs

In Debut, Pryor Defends Tenure Reform - N.H. Independent
Supers, BOEs Tackle Ed Funding
 - Christine Stuart, CTNJ
Tenure: Malloy vs. Unions II - Patrick Scully, Hanging Shad
Ed Reform: Malloy Misleading The Public - Jon Pelto, Wait What?
Unions Balk On Tenure, Bargaining Reform - C. Stuart, CTNJ
Unions Say No To Malloy’s Tenure Reform Proposal - CT Mirror
Malloy’s Reform Plan Gets Mixed Grades - Linda Lambeck, Hearst
Your CT Education Scorecard, Vol. 1 - Rick Green, Courant
Bill Would Ban Pill Flushing - Ken Dixon’s Blog-O-Rama
Jepsen Raises National Profile - Mark Pazionkas, CT Mirror
Esty Fields Questions On Storm Response - Hugh McQuaid, CTNJ
Red-Light Cameras: Dead Cop Reviews Tickets
 - Rennie Blog
CT Hedge Fund Industry Shaken By Proposed Tax Rise - CTM
Sen. Slossberg: Shoe On Other Foot - K. Rennie, Daily Ructions
CT Murder Rate Higher Than Teacher Fire Rate - Yankee Institute
Budget Cuts = Burden For UConn Students - Sam Tracy, Courant
ACLU Alert: Cops Hold License Plate Data - M. Kauffman, Courant
NYPD Critics Want Answers - Paul Bass, N.H. Independent
Legislators Make Final Bid To Stop Busway - D. Stacom, Courant

Editorials

Don’t Cheer R.I. Toll Defeat: We Both Need The $ - Courant
Insider Deal Taints Senate - Republican-American
Stolen Valor: False Claims = Free Speech - Norwich Bulletin

Videos of the Day

FOX-CT: Mike Magnoli continues looking at the controversy over teacher tenure, and interviews Torrington music teacher Matthew Valenti outside the legislative office building.

If you’re having trouble viewing the above video, click on the link below:

http://www.courant.com/videogallery/68256566/News/Teacher-Tenure-Controversy-2-21

The Real Story: Laurie Perez interviews Betsy Gara, director of public policy for COST (Council of Small Towns), who lays out her group’s legislative priorities.

If you’re having trouble viewing the above video, click on the link below:

http://www.ctnow.com/videogallery/68179549/News/public-policy-for-council-of-small-towns-%7C-2/19#pl-63259886

WTNH-News8: State lawmakers are beginning to look at and debate the governor’s big education reform plan.


If you’re having trouble viewing the above video, click on the link below:

http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/politics/malloys-education-reform-plan-under-debate

Sunday Talk Show Line-up
Duby McDowell – The Laurel

This Week on Where We Live
John Dankosky – WNPR

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