Senate 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.
WINCHESTER, Conn. (AP) – State Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor’s office is calling for an investigation into whether the town of Winchester is underfunding its schools. The state Board of Education is scheduled to discuss the […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ High school graduation rates in Connecticut are continuing to climb for the third year in a row. Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor said Wednesday the graduation rate for the 2011-12 school year […]
HARTFORD, Conn. — The State Department of Education today announced grants totaling $250,000 will be distributed to seven local school districts to help offset expenses incurred as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The Bridgeport, Guilford, […]
The state Board of education voted to allow Sandy Hook Elementary School students to have a shorter school year.
Connecticut’s education commissioner says work will begin immediately on some of the key provisions of a new, wide-ranging education overhaul bill.
Connecticut 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.
A 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.
A Connecticut task force assigned to study ways to close the achievement gap between wealthy and poor students is scheduled to hear from the state’s new education commissioner.
A deputy mayor of New Jersey’s largest city has been chosen as Connecticut’s next education commissioner.