Vital issue: teacher training

The Common Core always seems to be making headlines. But the all-important issue of teacher training in connection with the core too often gets lost. So, it was heartening to see this issue on the cover of the Sunday New York Times magazine. The magazine article is about professional development for educators teaching the new…

What’s in store for Common Core Implementation

We’ll soon know what specific recommendations the state’s Educators Common Core Implementation Task Force will send to Governor Dannel P. Malloy, who established the group in March. Next Wednesday, June 11, the 25 individuals on the task force will meet at Cromwell High School to address recommendations at what is expected to be their last…