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Mastery Testing Waived For Some Newtown Students

HARTFORD, Conn. — The State Board of Education Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution to waive Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) assessment requirements for Newtown students in grades 3 through 8, contingent on the passage of legislation […]


Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes in a neighboring town. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Exemption Granted For Shorter Sandy Hook School Year

The state Board of education voted to allow Sandy Hook Elementary School students to have a shorter school year.