Incoming CT Super Allegedly Plagiarized on Application

At least 10 paragraphs in the two-page essay Terrence P. Carter submitted with his application for the city’s superintendent of schools job contain material apparently copied from other sources without attribution, including academic journals, news articles and websites.

Police: Teacher Threatened to Fail Student for Sex

A Stamford High School teacher accused of threatening to fail an 18-year-old student if he did not have sex with her and providing him and a friend with marijuana, turned herself over to police Wednesday.

CT Parents Rally For More Seats In High Quality Schools

Chanting “Where’s my seat?” and “We have waited long enough!” about two dozen people — including Hartford parents, children and activists — rallied outside the state Department of Education Thursday on Capitol Avenue to demand more high quality educational options for Hartford students.

‘Connecticut Core’ Launched to Quell Common Core Uproar

With cover from the state’s two largest teachers unions, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday kicked off “Connecticut Core,” the administration’s latest effort to quell the political and policy clamor over how Common Core curriculum standards should be implemented.

UConn: Americans Still Common Core Skeptics

Reprinted from UConn Today The more Americans know about the Common Core Standards Initiative, the less likely they are to think it will achieve its goal of improving nationwide education outcomes in reading, writing, and math for K-12 students, according to a UConn...

Changes to Teacher Evals Considered in CT

Reprinted from The Courant A major change is in the works that would permanently diminish the weight of the state’s standardized test scores as a component of the new teacher evaluation system, a teachers’ union leader says. Sheila Cohen, president of the...

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