The Dependable Path to School Reform: Positive Teacher Led Reforms

The state’s largest teacher organization urges people to be careful not to miss the big picture when analyzing Connecticut’s new School and District Performance Reports. CEA President Sheila Cohen said, “The takeaway from the new documentation provides validation that we know what works in public education and optimism about continued student growth.”

Connecticut Students Make History in First Showing on International Test

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released the latest results from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), a test of literacy, mathematics, and science given every three years to 15-year-olds in more than sixty countries worldwide. Shanghai, one of three education systems in China that participated in PISA, remained the top performer, while the…

Educators Provide Recommendations for Teacher Evaluation System

Is Connecticut’s new teacher evaluation system being implemented effectively? Should there be regional efforts to boost the system’s chances of success? And are there improvements that need to be made in the next session of the Connecticut General Assembly? These are some of the questions being quietly studied by a small legislative subcommittee with a…