An influx of students showed up in crisis at school in recent months, and the trend continued into the school year.
There has also been a 3% drop in K-12 enrollment this year, largely due to the pandemic.
Whether students return to the classroom this fall depends on the course of the virus, which inched up Thursday.
Gov. Ned Lamont flanked by (from left) Fran Rabinowitz, the leader of the state’s superintendent’s association, and Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona in March as they announced the closure of Connecticut schools. Also pictured is Josh Geballe, his chief executive officer, and wife Ann Lamont. Gov. Ned Lamont flanked by (from left) Fran Rabinowitz, the leader […]
Miguel Cardona, the state’s first Hispanic education commissioner, says the state isn’t doing a good enough job educating English learners.
More children are likely to qualify for free or reduced-price meals as pandemic-induced food insecurity spreads.
The number of patients hospitalized with coronavirus jumped by three dozen people to a total of 1,500 on Tuesday.
The state reported 46 new hospitalizations Thursday — the lowest daily increase Connecticut has seen in two weeks.
The majority of the state’s public schools earned a better grade on the Next Generation rating system than last year.
White children are still twice as likely to hit the proficiency benchmarks on the test as their black and Hispanic peers.
State officials are preparing to name a second interim Department of Education commissioner Friday as the search for a permanent leader heads into its seventh month.
While suspensions and expulsions in Connecticut schools are on the decline, the incidence of such disciplinary action in connection with vaping is increasing.
Lamont needs the board’s recommendation before he can appoint a new leader
The United States Department of Education has announced it will allocate Connecticut $10.6 million for school districts that took in displaced students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria wreaked widespread devastation last fall.
WASHINGTON — After months of fighting over aid to last summer’s hurricane-hit communities, Congress finally approved a compromise budget bill earlier this month that will provide millions of dollars to help schools care for displaced students.