State Education Commissioner Will Leave On A High NoteGov. Dannel P. Malloy is praising Connecticut's education commissioner for doing "great work," rejecting suggestions he asked Stefan Pryor to announce plans to seek another job.
Education Commissioner Pryor Moving On
Pryor To Announce Education GrantsState Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor will be in New Haven at noon today to announce grants totaling more than $6 million that will be awarded by the state to help improve 29 low-performing schools across ten districts for the 2014-2015 school year.
School Oversight To End In New London
McKinney: Pryor Must GoSenate Minority Leader John McKinney, a Republican candidate for governor, is calling on Connecticut's education commissioner to resign, saying he has failed to implement Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's key education reform initiatives.
State Investigation Of Winchester School Funding Possible
State High School Graduation Rate Climbs
Federal Aid Awarded to Schools Affected by Superstorm Sandy
Exemption Granted For Shorter Sandy Hook School YearThe state Board of education voted to allow Sandy Hook Elementary School students to have a shorter school year.
Conn. To Begin Rolling Out New Education Law Connecticut's education commissioner says work will begin immediately on some of the key provisions of a new, wide-ranging education overhaul bill.
State To Seek No Child WaiverConnecticut has decided to seek a waiver from parts of the federal No Child Left Behind law and is asking school districts, education activists, parents and others for their input.
Superintendents Doubt State On Achievement GapA new survey of Connecticut school superintendents shows many are dubious about whether state officials are doing enough to help them close the achievement gap between rich and poor students.