Connecticut, Mississippi, South Dakota and Vermont have won federal waivers focused on allowing them to make the transition to common-core tests.
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February 03, 2014
January 21, 2014
Under a state law passed in 2011, school officials documented 1,431 cases of bullying across the Nutmeg State during the 2012-13 school year.
November 25, 2013
An investigation of Dec. 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School found no clear motive for gunman Adam Lanza, a report released Monday said.
October 15, 2013
Connecticut child-care facilies failed to meet 7 of 13 state standards, researchers state.
July 10, 2013
A judge ruled that Paul Vallas must step down from his position as Bridgeport's superintendent while a court decision is appealed.
June 28, 2013
Paul Vallas did not complete a mandated leadership training program and must step down, a judge ruled.
May 22, 2013
Connecticut lawmakers have been quietly drafting a bill that would deny public access to photos and audio from the Newtown, Conn., school shootings.
April 26, 2013
Here's a round-up of this week's news on school choice legislation and developments around the country.
April 17, 2013
Paul Vallas, the superintendent in Bridgeport, Conn. and former leader of Louisiana's Recovery School District, Philadelphia, and Chicago, headed back to school this spring. Kind of.
April 02, 2013
Connecticut lawmakers appear ready to send new school security and gun control measures to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a Democrat.