Gov. Malloy and Commissioner Wentzell Host U.S. Education Secretary King for Roundtable Discussion at New Haven’s Wilbur Cross High School
Monday, December 19, 2016 -- Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Commissioner of Education Dianna R. Wentzell today joined U.S. Secretary of Education John King, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, New Haven Mayor Toni Harp, New Haven Public Schools Interim Superintendent Reginald Mayo as well as students, educators, and community partners for a school visit and roundtable discussion at Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven. The roundtable discussion focused on restorative practices and other strategies to address disengaged youth, including New Haven’s YouthStat initiative and the School-Based Diversion Initiative, which was expanded as a part of Governor Malloy’s Second Chance Society criminal justice reforms.