Proposed Connecticut bill could eliminate 30-minute mandatory lunch for teachers

The legislator behind it argues those mandated lunch periods take away from classroom time for students.

News 12 Staff

Jan 26, 2023, 5:02 PM

Updated 505 days ago

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A bill has been proposed to eliminate mandated 30-minute lunch periods for teachers.
The legislator behind it argues those mandated lunch periods take away from classroom time for students.
The mandate for 30-minute uninterrupted responsibility-free lunch periods was added as an amendment last year to the bill implementing the state budget.
The argument is that the manner in which the mandate was approved bypassed public scrutiny and normal contract negotiations.


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