GMO labeling case is not based on science

The movement to label foods containing genetically modified organisms is based on bad information and flies in the face of scientific reason. If state legislatures continue to pass bills that support the anti-science agenda, we will end up with a patchwork of unnecessary regulations that stand to negatively impact the food industry and ultimately hit consumers where it hurts most—in their wallets.

Op-Ed: No ‘brain drain’ from Connecticut State Universities

More than 80 percent of the students in the Connecticut State University system remain in the state after graduation, providing the state with a well-educated, tax-paying workforce. The state should treat the system like the economic engine it is rather than continually cutting its budget.

Special Report: Education, Diversity and Change in Fairfield County

Fairfield County, a region marked by sharp disparities in income and in urban and suburban life, faces particular challenges in assuring all its residents a quality education. Today, a special report, “Education, Diversity and Change in Fairfield County,” explores the issue through in-­depth policy reporting, interactive maps and charts, photo galleries and opinion pieces written by teachers from the Connecticut Writing Project at Fairfield University.

Op-Ed: Hartford schools can forge ahead under new leadership

As long as teacher voices are valued and continuously sought in future decisions, under the new leadership of Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, a high quality education will not only apply to the economically and racially privileged but also to the disadvantaged children of Hartford.