Scores Are a Tribute to Hard Work, but Federal Standards Dictate Even More

Continuous improvement is the mantra of today’s classrooms.  Even when you’re trying your hardest and doing your best, the drumbeat of NCLB keeps reminding you, there’s even more to do.  That’s the case with today’s release connected with federal NCLB standards of Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP).  The State Department of Education issued a press release…

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…

Arts in Education Week

On July 26, 2010, the U. S. House of Representatives passed a resolution designating the second week of September as Arts in Education Week.  The week promotes and showcases the immense role arts education has in producing engaged, successful, and college- and career-ready students. The resolution states: “Arts education, comprising a rich array of disciplines…