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Connecticut State Department of Education

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  • Parents Ask State To Stop Districts' Use Of Slavery Re-Enactment Program

    A South Windsor couple, who have said that their daughter and her classmates were terrorized by a slavery re-enactment two years ago, told the state Board of Education this week that they would like to see Connecticut districts stop patronizing the outdoor education program called Nature's Classroom.
  • East Hartford students show gains on CMT Science assessment

    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...

    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...

    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...