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Connecticut State Department of Education

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  • East Hartford students show gains on CMT Science assessment

    On Aug. 13, the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) released the results of the 2014 Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) and the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT). These assessments were administered in grades five, eight and 10 in science only this year, as Connecticut began the process of transitioning to a new test, the Smarter Balanced, which will assess students in reading, writing and mathematics.
  • Windham seniors research at UConn

    Windham seniors Calla Contos and Jamey Martyn have given up a significant portion of their summer vacation this year to participate in studies at UConn's Storrs campus. The placement is part of an outreach program between UConn's School of Engineering and...

    Another Blow For FUSE: New Haven School Defections

     Another Blow For FUSE: New Haven Charter School Severs Ties
    The troubled Hartford charter school management group known as FUSE continued to unravel Saturday when a new school about to open in New Haven announced it was ending its affiliation with the group. Administrators of the New Haven charter school, the...

    Mass Shooting Lawsuits Can Serve Purpose

    After the tragic 2012 shooting in Newtown, lawyer Irving Pinsky sued the Connecticut Department of Education on behalf a first-grader at Sandy Hook Elementary School who suffered emotional trauma. The Internet and mass media responded to Mr. Pinsky's...

    Children In State Care Need School Supports

    More than 4,000 children are in the custody or care of the state. These are the most vulnerable of our children and the effort to address the state's alarming academic achievement gap must start with them. Three bills before the General Assembly would...