CEA Member Trains for Space

CEA member Rachael Manzer,  a district science coach in the Suffield School District, is one of seven finalists for the Teachers in Space program – a joint project of the Space Frontier Foundation and the United States Rocket Academy. Manzer and the other six finalists were chosen out of hundreds of applications from highly qualified…

CMT Scores Released Today

Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) scores,  released this morning, show elementary and middle school students gaining at nearly every level for 2009. The CMT is administered to  students in grades three through eight every March and tests math, reading, writing and science. This year the 15 school districts Connecticut has identified as low-achieving all showed improvement…

Four Assurances Four Speeches

On June 11 Connecticut became the 31st state to have its application for federal stimulus funds approved by the Federal department of Education. The quid pro quo for receiving these monies is the agreement by each state to four assurances: Adopting rigorous standards that prepare students for success in college and the workforce; Recruiting and…