May 31, 2016

EDUCATION WEEK: Proposed ESSA Rules Aim to Walk Fine Line on Accountability

“In their proposed rules on school accountability, federal officials are attempting to walk a fine and aggressively scrutinized line…”

Boston Globe: Plan To Rate Teachers Based On Test Scores Is Under Fire

“A centerpiece of Massachusetts’ effort to evaluate the performance of educators is facing mounting opposition from the state’s teacher unions as well as a growing number of school committees and superintendents…”

CT Mirror: Charter School Enrollment Set To Rise

“More students than ever are about to have the chance to enroll in charter schools in Connecticut. The State Board of Education is expected to sign off Wednesday on increasing enrollment at these schools by 4 percent next school year…”’

May 13, 2016

WESTON PATCH: Sen. Boucher Speaks on State Budget and Mandate Relief for Schools.

“Senator Boucher, who represents constituents in the Redding, Wilton, Ridgefield and Bethel areas, made the remarks on the Senate floor…”

May 12, 2016

WTNHConference to address racial equity in education

“A conference will be held Thursday morning in New Haven to advance racial equity in education…”

May 10, 2016

CT Mirror: Nonprofit offers financial aid for undocumented students

“Undocumented immigrants may have failed to persuade enough state legislators in the just-ended session to make them eligible for state-funded financial aid, but on Tuesday a national nonprofit stepped up to help hundreds of undocumented students attend Eastern Connecticut State University…”