Your School’s Local Tax Dollars Going Out of District: A Possibility?

Idea and others up for public comment October 18 and 25 A Brown University professor described as “a little radical” the school funding formula he helped Rhode Island develop. Professor Kenneth Wong said the Rhode Island formula, which includes “money follows the child,” treats charter schools and neighborhood public schools as “entities” that provide educational…

Potential Educator Professional Standards Board for Connecticut

We won’t know what the proposal for a professional standards board for educators will look like until December — that’s the estimated release date for a final report from the Legislative Program Review and Investigations (PRI) Committee. The PRI Committee moved a step closer toward its final recommendations today, however, when it released the results of a study…

Respect for Experience and an Expanded Role in School Decision-Making Resonate on National TV Program

Veteran teachers may have felt their ears burning yesterday and wondered why.  BlogCEA has the answer.  Bloomfield teacher Mary Kay Rendock was on national TV delivering a public expression of gratitude to experienced teachers for the value they deliver to students and younger teachers in their school buildings. “A big shout-out to all the senior…