January 11, 2017 – Six candidates are expected to interview for the position, and Hartford's school consolidation proposals have been put on ice until a permanent leader is in charge (Hartford Courant). »
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.
January 7, 2017 – Connecticut is one of only four states with no system for funding all of its nearly 75,000 special education students, and the unpredictable costs make it difficult for districts to plan budgets that meet the needs of all the students they serve (The Bristo... »
January 4, 2017 – Governor Malloy’s third and final focus area in this address is “how we go about distributing aid to our towns and cities – primarily how we fund public education” (NBC Connecticut). »