Phoebe was not a typical student. She was admitted to UConn at age 16 with roughly $50,000 in scholarships. By January 2022 it was all gone.
During separate press conferences, both Bob Stefanowski and incumbent governor Ned Lamont said they were not inclined to add the COVID-19 vaccine to the list of required school vaccinations.
With a hefty $1.7 billion on the way from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), district leaders are outlining plans to get students back on track.
Connecticut's tax revenue growth is slightly outpacing pre-pandemic trends, but analysts warn of economic uncertainty in the future.