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The Hartford CourantThe state wants school systems to base almost a quarter of a teacher's evaluation on standardized test scores, but Madison Superintendent Thomas Scarice doesn't think it makes sense for his town. His students score so high on standardized tests —...
Re "Was adopting Common Core a mistake?," Editorial, June 17 Politics aside, the changes outlined in the Common Core curriculum standards — which emphasize analysis and understanding over rote memorization — are essential. For too long,...
The Hartford CourantThe state plans to take steps to avoid "double-testing" students next year while it transitions from the Connecticut Mastery Test to a new computerized test called "Smarter Balanced." The move comes as a result of a letter issued Tuesday by U.S....
Shares of Corinthian Colleges Inc. fell 23% last week after the Santa Ana for-profit college chain disclosed that the Securities and Exchange Commission had launched an investigation into the company. Corinthian said it received a subpoena this month...
The Hartford CourantOn those nights when Amy DeLoughy's children can't sleep, haunted by memories of the massacre at their elementary school, or on those mornings when they can't face the daily routine, she calls in the ducks. Doctor ducks, military ducks, postal worker...
The president of the Galiano Career Academy, a local trade school that offers programs for medical assistants and pharmacy technicians, has admitted to tampering with student records and a variety of other schemes so he could receive millions of dollars...
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SCRANTON — The Rev. Dennis Bloom, the embattled founder of a Pocono charter school, admitted Thursday in federal court he failed to report a $180,000 transfer of property from his Coolbaugh Township church into his own name. Bloom, a former police...
Contrary to what seems to be taking place elsewhere, Catholic schools here in the Valley are seeing their enrollment numbers hold steady. The trend is a positive one, we feel, as it is evidence of a strong local desire to maintain and enhance family...
The Hartford CourantA new federal civil rights agreement aims to get better and more appropriate services for children with disabilities who have been continually suspended or excluded from class at Achievement First Hartford Academy Middle School for disciplinary reasons....
When Tasha Wilkie helped out in the math department as an undergrad at Coppin State University, she dealt with some students who came in without basic skills. They didn't know their multiplication tables or how to work with fractions. "We have...
Staff WriterMaria Elvira Giusti de Gutierrez of Calexico said she believes it is important and necessary to send all three of her children to Catholic school for the academic excellence and morals they receive. Tuition for that excellence and those morals come at...
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As Congress revisits federal education policy, gay rights activists are pressing for the enactment of the Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2013, which would prohibit harassment of students in public schools “on the basis of actual or perceived...
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