NORWALK, CT (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is holding his 11th town hall meeting on overhauling Connecticut’s public education system.

The event will be held Tuesday at West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)


Malloy plans to hold more meetings until the General Assembly approves a bill addressing six principals he has proposed. They include expanding early childhood opportunities, authorizing the changes needed to turn around low-performing schools and districts, and expanding the availability of high-quality school models, including traditional, magnet and charter schools.

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Malloy also wants to cut red tape, make changes to the state’s seniority and tenure laws and target resources to needy districts.

The legislature’s Education Committee recently approved a revamped bill. Malloy has said further negotiations are necessary before he’ll sign it into law.

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