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William A. O'Neill:
An Inventory of His Gubernatorial Records at the Connecticut State Archives

Subseries Title: education

Subseries ID: 001CL-0045

Subseries is: 001CL-0045
Folder is: education
Box # Folder ID Folder Title Folder Dates Content
054   0045CL-001  Education  January-February 1981  Agenda and minutes of the Connecticut State Board of Education; request reinstatement of professor; seeking employment; constituent opposes withdrawal from the New England Higher Education Compact; Ma 
054   0045CL-002  Education  March-May 1981  Creation of the Council on Education for Employment; concern about state and federal student loan programs under Reagan's budget; concerns about campus safety; concerns and questions about veterinary 
054   0045CL-003  Education  June-September 1981  Opposition to the Guaranteed Tax Base (GTB) equalization formula; problems with and questions about the Teachers' Retirement Board; protest light discipline for the GTB error; Governor describes his C 
054   0045CL-004  Education  October-December 1981  Governor supports Department of Education grant proposal to the Clark Foundation; suggest course requirements for secondary school students; concern about funding for state and federal student loan pr 
054   0045CL-005  Education--GTB Error  1981  Town representatives, including government officials, school administrators and legislators, express outrage at error that drastically reduced grant funding for education. Governor sends standard resp 
054   0045CL-006  Education--[Memos to/from] Commissioner  1981  Update on the Connecticut Master Plan for Vocational, Career and Adult Education; supports Governor's efforts to expand independent living opportunities for the disabled; closing East Hampton schools 
054   0045CL-007  Education--[State] Aid to Disadvantaged Children  1981  Objections to State Board of Education's proposal to incorporate State Aid to Disadvantaged Children grant funds into the Guaranteed Tax Base grant. 
055   0045CL-008  Education  January-March 1982  Governor comments on Education Commission of the States' role in the federal budget process; Greater Hartford Building and Construction Trades Council Rehabilitation and Training Corp. wants to be inv 
055   0045CL-009  Education  April-September 1982  Concerns about impact of federal budget cuts on funding for student financial aid; urge Governor to support full education budget; school boards oppose proposed federal legislation giving tuition tax 
055   0045CL-010  Education  October 1982  Higher Education budget requests; parent alleges physical abuse of child by teacher; question about Teachers' Retirement Board; constituents express opinions on education in general; state comments on 
055   0045CL-011  Education  November-December 1982  Problem with student loan; President of the Greater New Haven State Technical College shares his concerns about job retention and job creation; school administrators and boards urge Governor to retain 
055   0045CL-012  Education  1983  Governor describes state's high technology initiative; state comments about proposed federal rules changes; question about the Connecticut Scholastic Achievement Grant Program; Governor thanks institu 
055   0045CL-013  Education--Memos to/from [Commissioner]  1983  Reasons why regulations are delayed; question whether State Board of Education has the authority to alter grant payments from the amounts specified in the special acts authorizing the grants; Acting C 
055   0045CL-014  Education  1984  Local Board of Education requests full funding of the GTB grant program; actions taken by State Board of Education at last meeting; unemployed teacher criticizes Governor's proposal to offer grants to 
055  0045CL-015  Education  1985  Constituents express opinions on education in general; Governor describes new education programs; constituent supports Governor's public education funding proposal; question about appointments to the 
055  0045CL-016  Education  1986  Constituents express opinions on education in general; proposal for education program on Native American Culture; questions about teachers' retirement benefits; alleged illegal residence on Schaghtico 
055  0045CL-017  Education  January-April 6, 1987  Suggestion for funding physical education programs; concern about teachers' retirement benefits; teacher claims Educational Enhancement is not working in his town; students ask Governor questions abou 
056  0045CL-018  Education  April 8-July 1987  Committee on Training and Employment 's application for a federal Family Life Demonstration grant; petition urging Governor to defeat a proposed English Only bill; individual seeking employment; alleg 
056  0045CL-019  Education  August-December 1987  Announcement of Soviet Union-U.S. youth fitness exchange; questions about teachers' retirement benefits; individual seeking employment; concern about new financial plan for Division of Rehabilitation 
056  0045CL-020  Education  January-February 1988  Conflict with local school board over bus pick-up location; claims that free public education is unfair; constituent objects to commercial billboards displayed in school hallways (includes photographs 
056  0045CL-021  Education  March 1988  School systems support increased funding for Regional Educational Service Centers; constituents express opinions on education in general; minutes of a General Assembly Education Committee meeting; con 
056  0045CL-022  Education  April 1988  Individual offers his program on the Appalachian Trail to the schools; lists of 1988 Presidential Scholarship semifinalists; parent concerned about her son's teacher who displays witches in the room. 
056  0045CL-023  Education  May-June 1988  Student at a Catholic school asks Governor to direct the school to provide sex education; personnel issues; Governor describes state's efforts to recruit minority teachers for the vocational-technical 
056  0045CL-024  Education  July-August 1988  Concern about lack of federal funding for magnet school Follow Through program; report on intern at Governor's office; constituents express opinions on education in general; report on Connecticut care 
056  0045CL-025  Education  September-October 1988  Urge Governor not to reduce educational funding during budget cuts; minutes of Board of Directors meeting of Literacy Volunteers of America-Connecticut; company selling decals and bumper stickers for 
056  0045CL-026  Education  November 1988  Response to audit report; individual requests status of Social Security disability application; Governor describes services for blind and hearing impaired. 
056  0045CL-027  Education  December 1988  Bridgeport receives Annie E. Casey Foundation Innovation Grant to coordinate efforts to reduce drop-out rate, prevent teenage pregnancy and reduce joblessness; vocational student alleges harassment bu 
056  0045CL-028  Education--Asbestos  1988  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency describes new regulations for asbestos removal, suggestions for implementation, and offers technical assistance; Connecticut statutes as they relate to the Asbesto 
057  0045CL-029  Education--Elementary Education Recognition Program  1988  Letters from Governor to school principals congratulating them on being selected by the U.S. Department of Education's recognition program. 
057  0045CL-030  Education--Memos and reports to/from Commissioner  1988  Report on racial/ethnic equity and desegregation in Connecticut schools; collective bargaining contract with vocational teachers; National Education Association report; annual report of Department of 
057   0045CL-031  Education  January-February 1989  Invitation for Marilynn Cruz-Aponte to attend Hispanic Student Conference; parent alleges Hartford school system misuses funds for special education; Regional Vocational Technical School teachers have 
057   0045CL-032  Education  March 1989  Responses to audit reports; correspondence about and report on study How to Integrate Children with Disabilities into Neighborhood Public Schools by the Connecticut Developmental Disabilities Council; 
057   0045CL-033  Education  April-August 1989  Status of proposed construction of an educational institute by the Capitol Region Education Council; responses to audit reports; constituents urge Governor to retain education budget at current levels 
057   0045CL-034  Education  September 1989  Declaratory ruling regarding the scope of bargaining over time of location of continuing education units (CEUs); memoranda concerning vocational programs; press release announcing Governors new Health 
057   0045CL-035  Education  October-November 1989  Responses to audit reports; minutes of a meeting of the Institute for Community Research's Board of Directors; client does not meet criteria for rehabilitation services; question concerning student lo 
057   0045CL-036  Education  December 1989  School Building Project Priority List for 1989-90; Congresswoman from Rhode Island reports to Marilynn Cruz-Aponte on education issues passed in Congress. 
057   0045CL-037  Education  January-February 1990  Tashua School, Trumbull, nominated for National Elementary School Recognition program; responses to audit reports; Governor to co-sponsor the 5th New England Conference on School Issues; Mississippi G 
058   0045CL-038  Education  March-April 1990  Constituents urge state funding of non-public schools; concerns about campus safety; Governor supports New Haven application to RJR Nabisco for education reform funds; constituents opposed to budget c 
058   0045CL-039  Education  May-August 1990  Governor congratulates Connecticut winners of the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Awards and the Minority Graduate Fellowship award; constituents oppose Governor's education cost-shari 
058   0045CL-040  Education  November-December 1990  Chairman of State Board of Education sends Governor best wishes as he leaves office; responses to audit reports concerning community and technical colleges; children from McDonough School in Hartford 
058   0045CL-041  Education--Memos to/from Commissioner  1990  Response to audit report; annual report of child nutrition programs; annual report of the Department of Education; report on Quality and Integrated Education (racial balance). 
058   0045CL-042  [Education]--Board of Education and Services to the Blind  1981  Correspondence from director William Patton to the Department of Environmental Protection concerning access to the handicapped area at Harkness State Park. 
058   0045CL-043  Education--[Board of Education and Services to the] Blind  1986  Long-range plan for Board. 
058   0045CL-044  [Education--Board of Education and] Services to the Blind  1987  Board resolution opposing proposed changes to its function and structure; questions about stipends for guide dog users; family in crisis caring for blind and handicapped child; information about probl 
058   0045CL-045  [Education--Board of Education and] Services to the Blind  January-June 1988  Board defends its college support program; responses to article in Hartford Courant that was critical of the Board; second critical article in Courant and Board's response; clients complain about Voca 
058   0045CL-046  [Education--Board of Education and] Services to the Blind  July-December 1988  Clients complain about Vocational Rehabilitation Services being unresponsive; free radio programming provided for reading impaired persons by Connecticut Radio Information Service; letters praising wo 
058   0045CL-047  [Education--Board of Education and] Services to the Blind  January-July 1989  Statistics on blindness in Connecticut; clients complain about treatment by Board and its unresponsiveness; urge Governor to support budget for the Connecticut Institute for the Blind; press release a 
058   0045CL-048  [Education--Board of Education and] Services to the Blind  August-September 1989  Annual report; client continues to criticize Board for lack of response; recommendation for new executive director of the Board; letters from clients pleased with services of the Board; list of priori 
059   0045CL-049  [Education--Board of Education and] Services to the Blind  October-December 1989  Personnel issues; report of infestation at lunchroom run by blind; clients continue to criticize Board for lack of response. 
059   0045CL-050  [Education--Board of Education and] Services to the Blind  1990  Constituents object to budget cuts; employees complain about inequities in personnel policies between the Board and the Department of Rehabilitative Services; Connecticut Institute for the Blind's dir 
059   0045CL-051  Education--[Board] of Higher Education  1981  Press release about enrollment totals at higher education institutions; Governor notifies the U.S. Department of Education of the state's intention to participate in federal programs; concern about lo 
059   0045CL-052  Education--[Board] of Higher Education--Contract Students  1981  Form letters urging Governor to increase grant funding for Contracted Students with Independent Colleges. 
059   0045CL-053  Education--[Board] of Higher Education  1982  Governor thanks DeRoy Thomas for chairing the Governor's Blue Ribbon Commission on Higher Education and the Economy; charges against Mohegan Community College's nursing program; University of New Have 
059   0045CL-054  Education--[Board] of Higher Education--Reorganization  1982  Letters oppose passage of Senate Bill 620 (passed as P.A. 218) that restructures higher education; letters oppose closing University of Connecticut branches to provide more tax money to private insti 
059   0045CL-055  Education--[Board] of Higher Education--Waterbury  1982  Letters oppose S.B. 620 that could close the Waterbury branch of the University of Connecticut. 
059   0045CL-056  Education--Community [Technical] Colleges  1982  Waterbury State Technical College students petition Governor for funds to upgrade computer equipment for data technology facility; President of Technical College urges Governor to provide more funding 
059   0045CL-057  Education--Community Colleges  1983  Housatonic Community College seeks downtown Bridgeport site; constituent questions motives of the Mohegan Community College displaced homemakers' program Technical Aides for Southeastern Connecticut. 
059   0045CL-058  Education--Higher Education  January-June 1981  Parking is security issue at Central Connecticut State College; students complain about massive cuts in Southern Connecticut State College's budget necessitating faculty layoffs and reduced programs; 
059   0045CL-059  Education--Higher Education  July-December 1981  Concerns about permanent location for Norwalk Community College; thanks to Governor for help in expediting sale of Annhurst College to Data General Corp.; Board of Trustees of State Colleges are assig 
059   0045CL-060  Education--Higher Education  1982  Concerns about permanent location for Norwalk Community College; urge Governor to increase budget for community colleges; students concerned about ability to pay tuition; parent concerned about safet 
059   0045CL-061  Education--Higher Education  1984  Students concerned about rumored closure of Housatonic Community College; concern about tuition increases; athletic facility needed at Southern Connecticut State University; concerns about permanent l 
059   0045CL-062  Education--Higher Education  1985  Parent concerned that proposed tax cuts mean reduced funding for higher education; support for community college system; urge Governor to support Stamford branch of Norwalk Community College; concern 
060   0045CL-063  Education--Higher Education  1986  Constituent questions why lottery funds no longer restricted to education; discrimination law suit; question concerning continuing education and evening programs in nursing. 
060   0045CL-064  Education--Higher Education  1987  Alleged discrimination in admissions procedures; Governor designates TRIO day in Connecticut; request for information about non-traditional college programs in the state; response to audit report; NAA 
060   0045CL-065  Education--Higher Education  January-June 1988  Constituents concerned about licensing of New Hampshire College of New Haven and Commissioner Glasgow explains the decision to deny license; interest in training Egyptian students in engineering at Ha 
060   0045CL-066  Education--Higher Education  August-December 1988  Annual report of the Board for State Academic Awards; annual report of the Board of Governors for Higher Education; request information on financial aid; responses to audit reports; annual report of t 
060   0045CL-067  [Education]--Higher Education  January-May 1989  Students ask for assistance gaining admission to UConn Law School; responses to audit reports; lecturer protests his dismissal; urge Governor to continue to support higher education; charges of discri 
060   0045CL-068  [Education]--Higher Education  June-December 1989  Responses to audit reports; annual report of the Connecticut Community College System; request Governor's assistance gaining admission to UConn Law School; trouble encountered when trying to enroll in 
060   0045CL-069  [Education]--Higher Education  1990  Response to audit report; annual report for the David T. Chase Free Enterprise Institute at Eastern Connecticut State University; grant proposal to the Education Commission for the States for funding 
060   0045CL-070  [Education]--Teachers' Retirement Board  1988  Retired teachers demand better access to health insurance; annual report of the Board. 
060   0045CL-071  [Education]--Teachers' Retirement [Board]  1989  Annual report of the Board; teacher appeals Board's decision to Governor. 
060   0045CL-072  [Education]--Teachers' Retirement [Board]  1990  Question why the early retirement incentive offered state employees is not offered to teachers; annual report of the Board. 
060   0045CL-073  Education--U[niversity of] Conn[ecticut]  January-May 1981  Concern about tenure system at UConn; staff seeking to aid minority student admission into UConn Medical School; allegation that university not meeting needs of disabled students; constituent requests 
060   0045CL-074  Education--U[niversity of] Conn[ecticut]  June-October 1981  Students protest increased rental rates for apartments at the University; Director of Branford House accuses University of not supporting development of the center; collective bargaining negotiations; 
061   0045CL-075  Education--U[niversity of] Conn[ecticut]  November-December 1981  Collective bargaining negotiations; parents and medical centers protest reduction in hours for Poison Center Hotline, which Governor states will resume 24-hour coverage shortly; complaint about lack o 
061   0045CL-076  Education--U[niversity of] Conn[ecticut]  January-May 1982  Urge Governor to support funding for the Institute of Water Resources; oppose hazardous waste incinerator on the Storrs campus; Connecticut may step in if the federal government denies graduate studen 
061   0045CL-077  Education--U[niversity of] Conn[ecticut]  June-December 1982  Urge Governor to support full funding for the University; constituent concerned about decline of School of Agriculture; protest increase in out-of-state tuition; annual report of the Multipurpose Arth 
061   0045CL-078  [Education--University of Connecticut]--Branford House  1982  Urge Governor to help preserve Branford House (on the Avery Point Campus in Groton); suggest Branford House be put on the National Register of Historic Places; Governor accused of opposing nomination; 
061   0045CL-079  [Education--University of Connecticut]--Draft Registration  1983  Oppose President DiBiaggio's position that financial aid will be given to students who do not register with Selective Service; DiBiaggio's statement of his position. 
061   0045CL-080  Education--U[niversity of] Conn[ecticut]  1984  Allegations of animal care violations and Governor reports that issues were resolved long ago; Disabled Students Organization complains to U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights; prote 
061   0045CL-081  Education--U[niversity of] Conn[ecticut]  1985  Concern about campus parking; students complain about quality of engineering and mathematics programs; parent complains about physical plant; protests of proposed closing of Torrington Branch. 
061   0045CL-082  Education--U[niversity of] Conn[ecticut]  1986  President John Casteen reports on possible joint programs with the University of Rouen in France; concern about pollution from the University landfill; procedure being developed to monitor faculty and 
061   0045CL-083  Education--U[niversity of] Conn[ecticut]  1987  Governor describes preservation of Branford House; alumna urges Governor to fund new sports center at Storrs campus; protest lack of funding for program at the Health Center; state representatives exp 
061   0045CL-084  Education--U[niversity of] Conn[ecticut]  1988  Audit report. 
061   0045CL-085  [Education]--U. S. Department of Education  1984  State education statistics; grant award notice; information on adult literacy programs; information about the Presidential Academic Fitness Award program. 
061   0045CL-086  [Education]--U. S. Department of Education  1985  Information about grants for Client Assistance programs; Office for Civil Rights findings on the complaint by the Disabled Student Organization; list of Connecticut schools that won the Secondary Scho 
061   0045CL-087  [Education]--U. S. Department of Education  1986  Connecticut Bilingual Vocational Technical Training Project receives and award for excellence; Governor's letter of support for a grant proposal by the Connecticut Division of Rehabilitation Services. 
061   0045CL-088  [Education]--U. S. Department of Education  1988  State Assurances for Client Assistance Program grant applications. 
061   0045CL-089  [Education]--U. S. Department of Education  1990  Final report of the National Commission on Drug-Free Schools. 
061   0045CL-090  [Education]--Vocational Education  1987  Audit reports; Governor explains contract negotiations for vocational technical teachers; Manchester Vocational Education Advisory Committee expresses concern regarding de-emphasis on vocational educa 
061   0045CL-091  [Education]--Vocational Rehabilitation  1981  Constituent claims disabled person should have been name Director of the Division; complaints by clients about their treatment by the Division. [Complaints bucked to Division for response.] 
061   0045CL-092  [Education]--Vocational Rehabilitation  1982  Disabled veterans seek training assistance; complaints about clients' treatment by Division. 
061   0045CL-093  [Education--Vocational Rehabilitation]--Client Assistance  1984  Information about implementing Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1984 and the requirement for each state to establish a Client Assistance Program by October 1, 1984; House of Representatives' Conferenc 
061   0045CL-094  [Education]--Vocational Rehabilitation  January 1989  Annual report of the Independent Living Council. 
062  0045CL-095  [Education]--Vocational Rehabilitation  February-October 1989  South Central Rehabilitation Corp. requests assistance of Barbara Gordon in obtaining Letter of Award for funding; client and agency experiencing trouble finding him employment; problem obtaining van 
062  0045CL-096  [Education]--Vocational Rehabilitation Services  1990  Parents and clients object to the Order of Selection policy proposed by the agency in an attempt to cover its budget shortfall; request for increased funding for agency; brother needs help obtaining s 
062  0045CL-097  [Education]--Vocational Rehabilitation Services--Client File  1990  Treatment records, psychological assessments, release records and correspondence, dating 1977-1988, related to one individual client of the agency. 
062  0045CL-098  [Education]--Vocational Technical Schools  1982  Bonding request for Sikorsky Satellite for Platt Technical School is on the Commission's agenda; parent requests Governor's assistance in obtaining son's admission to technical school; concerns about