The bill includes initiatives to improve and expand mental health workforce development, services in schools, insurance coverage and more.
State data shows 2,483 students tested positive for COVID over the last seven days — a 134% increase since Nov. 3.
Education Reform Now wants the state to bill wealthy districts and use some of the money to help poor communities.
In Connecticut, 277,630 children in that age bracket now qualify for the immunization.
Connecticut’s new public health commissioner supports a vaccine mandate for children once it receives full FDA approval. She’s not alone.
Some 227 bus drivers are refusing to get vaccinated or take the tests.
The accusation persists that teachers striving to help students understand racism in America are using Critical Race Theory.
Teacher Courtney Haskell prepares for the upcoming school year. Different from last year, students in her class will be allowed to share books in the bookshelf in the classroom. A year ago, like many districts throughout the state, the Meriden public school system was ready to re-open its doors, weary of a pandemic that had […]
School districts are required to record the vaccination status of all school employees, but not many have done it yet.
Gov. Ned Lamont said the mask mandate is necessary to protect kids who are unvaccinated.
Parents have questions about how to navigate their child’s first experience or return to the classroom. Here are some answers.
Teachers unions in the region say wearing masks indoors will help students and staff return safely to in-person learning this fall. With rising COVID-19 cases, the CDC this week adjusted its guidance, and now recommends universal mask-wearing in schools. The Connecticut Education Association‘s Kate Dias said the teachers union expects the state to ensure school districts […]
Gov. Ned Lamont’s office is reviewing updated CDC guidance for mask-wearing in K-12 schools before taking an “official stance.”
A startling rise in failing grades during the pandemic was one of the most worrying signs that students were struggling.
The Department of Education emphasized the importance of learning in person.