In districts that aren’t offering remote learning, sending a child back to the classroom could put some families at risk.
The Department of Education emphasized the importance of learning in person.
The money will help families in 15 high-needs districts transition back into schools in the fall.
The drop in enrollment disproportionately landed in the state’s 10 lowest performing districts, worsening Connecticut’s already severe achievement gaps.
Districts will have to convince parents and students that in-person learning is safe and that students won’t bring COVID-19 home.
A classroom is set up for the fall semester at Middletown High School. There will be an empty desk between two students. High school students will have to carry their desk shield assigned to them when moving to another class and submit it at the end of the day for sanitization. Research released Monday confirms […]
Students missed nearly as many days of school in September as they did in December.
As the rate of positive COVID-19 cases increases, the education commissioner is encouraging schools to stay open, if they can.
Gov. Ned Lamont says online education during the pandemic is a success, but he isn’t comparing analogous information.
Advocates worry the state’s hands-off approach could harm Connecticut’s most vulnerable students, who struggle to learn remotely.
The state announced Tuesday that 20,000 of the 81,000 students who need a laptop for classes will receive one soon.