Connecticut lawmakers want to add lessons on banking, investing, and personal finance to financial literacy classes.
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June 09, 2015
June 08, 2015
A new report from Stanford University examines the factors that can support or hinder performance assessment.
April 02, 2015
It's official! Every single state that currently has a waiver from the No Child Left Behind Act has filed for a renewal, or is about to.
January 27, 2015
A recent report from the Education Commission of the States takes a look at how four states are innovatively or effectively tackling the various achievement gaps among students.
December 08, 2014
With the suburbs around Hartford growing increasingly segregated, school officials are struggling to ensure that more students are attending school in a racially integrated setting.
November 03, 2014
Connecticut awards $4.7 million in grants from the federal 21st Century Community Learning Centers program to expand school days to create new before- and after-school programs that provide students in low-performing, high-poverty schools with academic tutoring, sports, art programs, dance, and hands-on learning.
October 28, 2014
Incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy is battling Republican Tom Foley to be Connecticut's next governor, with testing emerging as a major K-12 issue.
September 18, 2014
Malloy sent a letter to Duncan, saying that he wants to "start a dialogue" between the feds and Connecticut on ways to "reduce the testing burden."
September 05, 2014
Attendance and test scores increase at a Connecticut elementary school now in its third year of an extended school day.
August 18, 2014
The co-founder of a charter school in Connecticut before he became state chief, Stefan Pryor attracted opposition from teachers' unions during his nearly three-year tenure.