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Posted inEducation

Making teacher evaluations work

Some people think that teacher tenure is a guarantee of a job for life. It isn’t, and it shouldn’t be. The American Federation of Teachers in Connecticut has worked closely with the chairs of the General Assembly’s Education Committee to draft legislation (Senate Bill 1160) that will redesign teacher evaluation systems and align them to […]

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OPM’s word of the day: ‘dekatherm’

The Office of Policy and Management said today it has secured new fixed-price contracts to supply natural gas to state agencies at a savings of $660,000. One contract provides a new price for 453 natural gas accounts of $6.68 per dekatherm, compared to the old price of $10.73 per dekatherm. Another contract for a dozen […]

Posted inCT Viewpoints

Making teacher evaluations work

Some people think that teacher tenure is a guarantee of a job for life. It isn’t, and it shouldn’t be. The American Federation of Teachers in Connecticut has worked closely with the chairs of the General Assembly’s Education Committee to draft legislation (Senate Bill 1160) that will redesign teacher evaluation systems and align them to […]