“Over the next year, we look forward to engaging in a discussion across our campus and in the community about establishing new, more positive end-of-semester traditions that are exclusively for UConn students and are both safe and enjoyable.” – Joint letter to the community from UConn President Herbst and Mansfield Mayor Betsy Paterson
The declaration also provides federal disaster funding for 75 percent of the cost of emergency protective measures incurred by municipalities, state agencies and eligible nonprofits for a 48-hour period.
She is best known for founding the Children’s Literature Association in 1973; she served as its Executive Secretary/Treasurer, as well as Director of the Annual Conference in Children’s Literature until 1976.
“Crews are out clearing roadways as we speak, but the fact is we are going to feel the impact of this storm for some time. The longer we can keep traffic out of town centers and off of our highways, the more effective our recovery effort will be,” Gov. Malloy said.
Students need to be enrolled or in the equivalent of 9th through 12th grades in a public, private, parochial, Catholic, remedial or home school and all nominations must be made by a teacher.
A key provision in Connecticut’s 2012 education reform law allows the state education commissioner to take control of up to 25 malfunctioning schools, bypassing both the school governance councils and the local school board.