Students, teachers, and school districts benefit from computer science professional development

Sixteen teachers from across the state gave up the majority of their summer to learn something new to enhance their teaching skills for themselves and for their students. They participated in a six-week class to better understand mobile computer science principles and build apps. The teachers participated in the Summer Mobile Computer Science Principles professional…

Attacks against teachers, students, and public education must stop

The goal of great public schools for every child remains the objective of the nation’s teachers unions. These associations fundamentally believe that good working conditions for teachers create excellent learning conditions for students. While this is the reality, it’s not what union opponents would have you believe. Watch and hear how the NEA President set…

Pleas for more time to get CCSS right

The state’s Educators Common Core Implementation Task Force is expected to approve final recommendations this afternoon and then forward them to Governor Dannel P. Malloy. The group is working to improve implementation of the CCSS across the state. The education community is hopeful that the recommendations will address issues teachers have brought to the forefront,…