For the first time ever, Connecticut residents have a chance to get an idea of how well their children’s teachers are performing.
Connecticut’s largest teachers union wants to stop linking state standardized tests to teachers’ job performance.
HARTFORD — Would more money actually help improve the quality of education for thousands of Connecticut students in low-performing school districts?
After 10 years and many delays, including a trip to the Connecticut Supreme Court, a lawsuit claiming that public education in Connecticut is inadequate for many children because of a broken, unfair system of state funding will finally go to trial on Tuesday in Hartford Superior Court.
Will Connecticut become the next state to dump the test aligned to Common Core standards?
Dianna Wentzell takes over as Connecticut’s new education commissioner as educators face major obstacles to improving schools throughout the state. During her first month on the job, Wentzell toured several schools and laid out her vision for Connecticut’s education system to legislators.
Connecticut has seen graduation rates steadily rise over the last five years. But questions are being asked about what’s behind the numbers.
On Wednesday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed into law an act that is designed to make charter schools and the charter management organizations that oversee them more accountable and transparent.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has vetoed a bill requiring the state’s education commissioner to have classroom and administrative experience, saying enshrining job requirements in state law could hamstring a governor’s ability to choose the best candidate
The application process for getting into kindergarten is more like applying to college nowadays.
A report from the state Department of Education found that public charter schools and magnet schools operated by Regional Educational Service Centers (RESCs) have helped inner-city students achieve higher academic proficiency than their peers in the public school system.
A bipartisan bill that seeks greater accountability and transparency from the operators of the state’s 22 public charter schools got resounding approval in both the Senate and the House Tuesday and will now move to the governor’s desk.