Trump nominee expected to face questions about advocacy for school vouchers

What we’ll be listening for at the confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education pick Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Philissa Cramer on January 9, 2017 If Sen. Elizabeth Warren keeps her promises, Betsy DeVos is in for a challenging confirmation hearing next week. DeVos, who President-elect Donald Trump has chosen to run the U.S….

Martin Luther King III meets with Trump on MLK Day

President-elect Donald Trump met with Martin Luther King Jr.’s son to discuss the civil rights leader’s legacy. Martin Luther King III said that he had “a very constructive meeting” with the president-elect and touched on how he hopes to be a “bridge-builder” to help the country “become a greater nation” moving forward. He praised the…

Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King

Connecticut’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission will observe MLK Day beginning with a continental breakfast at 10 a.m. at the state Capitol. A program follows at 11 a.m. Individuals to be honored are:   Pat Wrice of Hartford Bobby Ramos of Stratford JoeAnn Meekins of Milford Wayne Dixon and The MLK, Jr. Statewide…