Reasons Aplenty to Boost Investment in Teaching Profession

Continued investment and public support for public schools stimulate economic prosperity, promote student achievement, and improve home values. That was the message delivered by a leading Connecticut economist and CEA’s executive director today. The fall issue of The Connecticut Economy, the University of Connecticut Quarterly Review, released today at a news conference at the Connecticut…

2011 SAT Scores Released

The College Board released SAT results for 2011 today. You can find a complete review of Connecticut data here. From the press release: In Connecticut, the largest and most diverse group of graduating seniors in state history participated in the college-going process by taking the SAT®. More students in the Connecticut high school graduating class…

Governor Challenges Superintendents at Back-to-School Gathering

Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s speech today to school superintendents is a clarion call to embrace change, especially in the 20 to 30 school districts where the governor says students are being left behind. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU0bQK4wo_4 w=354] The governor is challenging educators “to not tolerate that which they can change.”  His own intolerance already has him outlining…