August 24, 2016 – Aida Berdiel-Batista works as a fifth- through eighth-grade special education teacher at Paul Laurence Dunbar in Bridgeport, CT. In this conversation with E4E Outreach Director Samantha Gardiner, Aida discusses her own educational journey, her experience as... »
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.
August 19, 2016 – Connecticut's two largest school districts are not providing students with the education mandated by federal and state laws, according to an investigation by the Connecticut Department of Education (Connecticut Mirror). »
August 15, 2016 – Arguments have finished in the ongoing CCJEF vs. Rell school funding court case, and a ruling is expected in December. The ruling will likely need to be followed by legislative action, and could put added pressure on the legislature to act in 2017 (The News... »