He sees an attack on tenure. She sees the potential for money to support New Haven reforms.

New Haven teacher union President Dave Cicarella (left) and Susan Weisselberg (right), the school district’s wraparound services czar and a former Capitol staffer, gave those two takes on Senate Bill 24, Gov. Dannel Malloy’s main vehicle for sweeping education reforms. The bill sits before the legislature’s Education Committee, which must take a vote before the end of the month.

Cicarella and Weisselberg gave the analyses at Monday’s school board meeting, on the eve of what promises to be a lively local debate on the subject. Malloy plans to visit Wilbur Cross High School Tuesday night, making the fourth stop on a lively tour to hear feedback on his school reform ideas. (Click here to read the state’s glossy handout recapping the bill.)

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