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Elementary Schools

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  • 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...
  • District 64 discusses how best to measure student achievement

    District 64 discusses how best to measure student achievement
    The Niles Park Ridge District 64 Board of Education dug deep into the details of the measures of academic progress assessment as part of a recent discussion aimed at figuring out how to measure student achievement in math and reading. Joining the...
  • Teacher helps pupils — a bit too much

    Teacher helps pupils — a bit too much
    Pupils in Miss Simpkins' fifth grade class were engaged in a rather unusual lesson plan: How to cheat on the FCAT test. At least that's what State Board of Education officials said when they recently revoked Venelean Brooks Simpkins' teaching license....
  • Anne Arundel school system unveils new elementary pilot program

    Anne Arundel school system unveils new elementary pilot program
    Anne Arundel County public schools will launch a pilot program in the new school year giving some elementary school students instruction in specific themes, including global studies, arts and the humanities, and the use of science and technology in...
  • Educators, parents and students prepare for first day of school

    With less than a week to go before the start of the 2014-2015 academic year, teachers and administrators have recently been going in and out of the Salem School. Classrooms are being decorated and preparations finalized for the new year. The local...
  • Middletown School Board Hires New Spencer Principal

    MIDDLETOWN — The board of education has approved the appointment of new Spencer Elementary School Principal Suzanne Zahner. Zahner is the current principal at Salem School in Salem, and before that was a principal at a magnet school in Baltimore,...
  • Colchester schools embrace new theme of community engagement

    Engagement is the theme for the new academic year, according to Colchester Superintendent of Schools Jeffry P. Mathieu. The theme is meant to encourage the schools to work together as a community among students, parents, staff and townspeople. After a...
  • Bacon Academy principal resigns

    Bacon Academy Principal Mark Ambruso has resigned his job in Colchester to take a position at Windham Technical High School in Willimantic. The school is part of the network of technical high schools operated by the State of Connecticut. "Mark has been a...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Closing the opportunity gap with school choice

    The events that have recently overtaken Ferguson, Mo., have exposed much more than just the vestiges of racial distrust and strained law enforcement-citizen relationships. They remind us how the poverty of opportunity in too many American communities...
  • Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model

    Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model
    Monday marked the return of public schools staff in Howard County before next week's opening of school for students, and teachers were greeted with pulsating Motown music and call-and-response chanting. The Elementary School Model Kick-off, a pep rally-...
  • Windham Middle School teachers head back to school

    This year, Windham Middle School teachers' summer vacation ended earlier than usual. Since Aug. 11, the teaching staff has been involved in a week-long endeavor being called "Summer Professional Development Institute," arising from the school's...