Why is Governor Dannel Malloy on a mission to destroy Connecticut’s Vocational-Technical High Schools
Yesterday’s news headlines read:
State education board eyes closing 2 vo-tech schools, other cuts (CT Mirror 10/5/16)And
The message to Connecticut’s young people was clear and concise. Think twice before planning to go to one of Connecticut’s Vocational-Technical High Schools.
It was déjà vu all over again!
Governor Dannel Malloy talks a good line about making Connecticut’s children “college and career” ready, but his actions and his budget plans speak louder than words. In fact, they tell a very different story out his commitment to children and Connecticut’s economy.
In 2011, at the beginning of his first term as governor, Dannel Malloy actually proposed to disband Connecticut’s successful Vo-Tech high school system altogether, this despite the fact that they schools have provided tens of thousands of Connecticut citizens with the knowledge and skills to succeed
When students, parents, teachers, the business community and legislators fought back, Malloy eventually retreated and allowed the 18 schools and their nearly 11,000 students to exist.
However, from that day on, a short-sighted and mean-spirited Malloy administration has Why is Governor Dannel Malloy on a mission to destroy Connecticut’s Vocational-Technical High Schools - Wait What?: