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CT Mirror: Local leaders launch ad campaign to support more school funding

Jessika Harkay, CT Mirror

April 27, 2023 - less than 1 minute

Local leaders from across Connecticut are teaming up to publicly apply pressure to Gov. Ned Lamont and the General Assembly to accelerate funding to the state’s public education system.

Mayors from Wolcott, Stratford, New Britain, New Haven and New London, alongside superintendents from across the state, announced Thursday morning an advertising campaign in support of House Bill 5003, which would accelerate scheduled hikes in the Education Cost Sharing grant, which distributes state money to school districts, to help better equip them for when COVID-19 relief funds expire.

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