Community Forum Discusses Successful Strategies for Family Engagement

Successfully engaging families and communities is one of the most important means schools have of ensuring student success, yet people frequently don’t make community engagement the priority it deserves to be, and that needs to change. That was the message Anne T. Henderson, co-author of Beyond the Bake Sale: The Essential Guide to Family/School Partnerships, had…

New CEA TV Ad Takes a Closer Look at Success in the Works

What’s considered the biggest shift ever in the structure and substance of Connecticut public education—intense and focused change in the state’s most challenged school districts—is yielding early success. “Our students, teachers, and communities have made extraordinary efforts as they’ve led improvement initiatives and met new requirements connected with Public Act 12-116, sweeping education legislation enacted…