Connecticut Not a Second-Round RTTT Finalist

Connecticut learned today that it is not among the 19 finalists in the second round of federal Race to the Top (RTTT) grant funding. The second round finalists announced by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan are Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York,…

CMT Results Released Today

Connecticut Mastery Test results were released this morning – complete results can be found here. Education Commissioner Mark McQuillan said, “This year’s test results show that from 2006 to 2010, there is a positive trend of improved student achievement across all six grades and academic disciplines, which is encouraging.  Our students are performing better, but…

CEA Delegates Join Colleagues From Around the U.S. at 2010 NEA RA

CEA delegates recently joined their colleagues from around the country in New Orleans for the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly (NEA RA).  The NEA RA is the highest decision-making body within the over 3.2 million-member NEA.  With over 9,000 delegates, the RA is also the world’s largest democratic deliberative body. A different city is chosen…