September 15, 2016 – The State of Connecticut said on Thursday that it would appeal a sweeping ruling in the CCJEF vs. Rell case that ordered the state to re-examine virtually the entire education system (The New York Times). »
Our Continued Work in Hartford:
With the 2016 school year upon us, the Educators 4 Excellence Hartford Team would like to introduce our work to you, update you on some of the amazing accomplishments in the past year, and share our continued action plan.
Spotlight: Bridgeport Professional Development
In their first policy proposal, E4E-Connecticut teachers are calling for critical improvements to professional development in Bridgeport.
Ensuring academic outcomes for unique student populations in Hartford Public Schools:
Hartford must prioritize support for its unique student populations to ensure our schools are able to provide these supports and meet the needs of diverse learners. Read teachers' ideas on how to make this happen.
Improving school climate in New Haven
To ensure our schools meet our students’ needs, New Haven must prioritize healthy school climates and restorative school discipline—here's how.
September 8, 2016 – Superintendent Narvaez announced that she will be leaving the district just nine days into the school year to take a federal schools job based in Okinawa, leaving the district searching quickly for a replacement (Hartford Courant). »
September 8, 2016 – “I am glad the Judge specifically highlighted that increases in educational funding for some towns like West Hartford has meant taking away millions from poorer towns including Bridgeport,” said Jill Harkins, a teacher at Bassick High School in ... »