May 25, 2016 – Deszreen Mitchell is a math teacher at New Haven Job Corps in New Haven, Connecticut. In this conversation with E4E-Connecticut Outreach Director Lauren Koster, she shares her experience as a New Haven educator. »
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.
May 23, 2016 – On Monday, Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Commissioner of Education Dianna R. Wentzell announced that graduation rates in the state reached a record high in 2015 (The Hartford Courant). »
May 16, 2016 – Six Connecticut community colleges were selected by the Obama administration to participate in a new three-year pilot program allowing high school students to use federal financial aid to enroll in college courses while still in high school (The CT Mirror). »