Education Officials Call For Quick Completion Of Overdue State BudgetLocal school administrators and teachers unions today gathered in Meriden to call on lawmakers and the governor to pass a state budget as soon as possible.
Budget Impasse Prompts School Delays, Layoffs And CutbacksWith no state budget in sight and the first day of school just around the corner, local education officials are making big cost-saving moves and hoping more won't be necessary.
Video Games Can Improve Academic Success, Study FindsAccording to a new study, video games can improve communication skills, resourcefulness and adaptability.
Connecticut Education Leaders Write President Trump About ImmigrationConnecticut education leaders have written President Donald Trump, seeking clarification about his administration's policies regarding the roundup of undocumented immigrants.
Bronin: Report Details 'A Decade-Long Failure To Protect Children'Hartford officials are promising changes to how city educators handle suspected cases of child abuse and neglect as mandated reporters.
Malloy's New State Budget Plan To Shift Education FundsGov. Dannel P. Malloy is set to announce a new state budget plan that would shift some education funding from wealthy to needy communities while making cities and towns pay more than $400 million a year in teacher pension costs that previously were shouldered by the state.
Malloy Proposes Revamping ECS FormulaGovernor Dannel Malloy wants to revamp the formula used to send state education aid to cities and towns.
East Hartford Schools To Provide Better Language ServicesThe U.S. Department of Education has found that East Hartford public schools violated civil rights law by failing to provide adequate language services to parents and guardians with limited English proficiency.
Connecticut Officials Seek Dismissal Of School Choice SuitConnecticut officials are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state's restrictions on magnet schools, charter schools and school choice programs.
Quitting School: Turnover Rises For Urban SuperintendentsAs the architect of school reform in New Haven, Superintendent Garth Harries appeared to be making progress. Test scores were up, dropout rates were down, and a new teacher evaluation system became a national model.
Report Makes Recommendations For Math Education ImprovementStandarized testing shows Connecticut students in the middle of the pack in math compared to students in other states
Charter School Advocates Call For Fair FundingAdvocates of charter schools in Connecticut gathered at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford Wednesday to call for fair funding.