Connecticut joined New York and New Jersey on Monday in a coordinated effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Connecticut advocates blast DeVos for saying schools can welcome ICE
WASHINGTON – Immigration advocates in the state and the Connecticut office of the ACLU blasted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for saying that a school can chose to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on students believed to be undocumented.
Most CT schools don’t test water for lead, but that could change
WASHINGTON – Most of Connecticut’s more than 1,000 schools and child care centers don’t have to test their water for lead under federal or state laws. But the tragedy in Flint, Mich., has spawned a number of proposals to better combat lead contamination in schools and elsewhere.
Superintendents’ group seeks a radical overhaul of state testing
Now that President Obama has called for limits on testing of schoolchildren, the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents hopes that this increased attention will result in an opportunity to consider the radical overhaul of state testing for which CAPSS has advocated for four years.
Op-ed: Teaching to an empty seat
We cannot reform our schools without making sure that children are actually in them.