SDE: Press Releases 2005 Connecticut State Department of Education SDE: Press Releases 2005

Press Releases 2005

  • 12/05/05

Governor Rell Announces One Million Books Read in Reading Program [PDF] 17KB
Governor M. Jodi Rell today congratulated Connecticut students for reading one million books in the “2005 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge.”

  • 11/03/05

University of Connecticut to host Symposium on “No Child Left Behind” Act [PDF]
The Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal will be hosting “Who is Being Left Behind: A Look at ‘No Child Left Behind’ Four Years Later” on Tuesday, November 15, 2005 at University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford, Connecticut.

  • 10/19/05

Connecticut Reports Performance on National Assessment of Educational Progress [PDF]
Connecticut results on the 2005 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) show that the percentage of Grade 4 and 8 students scoring at or above the NAEP proficient level in mathematics and reading continues to remain consistently above the national average.

  • 9/07/05

State Department of Education Releases District AYP Results [PDF] 405.4KB
Eighty-two percent of Connecticut’s school districts made adequate yearly progress (AYP)
for the 2004-05 school year under the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act.

  • 9/07/05

State Department of Education Announces High School AYP [PDF] 622KB
Seventy-two percent (130 out of 181) of Connecticut’s high schools achieved the standards for adequate yearly progress (AYP) under the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act based on performance on the 2005 Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT).

  • 9/02/05

2005 Connecticut Academic Performance Test Results [PDF] 177KB
Statewide results for the spring 2005 administration of the Connecticut Academic Performance
Test (CAPT) show several trends since the beginning of the test’s second generation in 2001.

  • 8/30/05

Connecticut’s 2005 Grads Continue Strong Performance on SAT [PDF] 170KB
Connecticut’s 2005 high school graduates recorded the highest combined average SAT scores in 31 years, according to results issued by The College Board, which administers the SAT.

  • 8/19/05

State Department of Education Reports 2004-05 [PDF] 664KB
“Adequate Yearly Progress” under NCLB

  • 5/27/05

Governor Encourages Kids to Read at Launch of 2005 Reading Challenge [PDF] 25KB
Governor M. Jodi Rell stressed today that reading is the most important academic skill of all
– “the one that goes farthest in ensuring future success.”

  • 4/18/05

Governor Rell and Commissioner Sternberg Meeting with Federal Officials on NCLB [PDF]
Governor M. Jodi Rell and Education Commissioner Betty Sternberg issued the following joint statement after Commissioner Sternberg’s meeting today with U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings to discuss issues relating to the implementation of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act.

  • 4/08/05

No Child Lawsuit is Most Welcome  [HTML] 10KB
Connecticut may make history by becoming the first state in the nation to legally challenge the unfunded mandates of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

  • 3/28/05

State Department of Education Reports CMT Results [PDF] 94KB
Results of the fall 2004 administration of the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to students in Grades 4, 6 and 8 – the fifth and final administration of the CMT’s third generation – show two trends.

  • 3/18/05

Governor Rell Appoints New State Board of Education Member [PDF] 18KB
Governor M. Jodi Rell has appointed Theresa Hopkins-Staten of West Hartford to serve on the Connecticut State Board of Education ending March 1, 2009. Hopkins-Staten succeeds
Craig Toensing of Falls Village on the Board.

  • 3/03/05

Governor Rell Appoints New State Board of Education Member [PDF] 25KB
Governor M. Jodi Rell has appointed Beverly Bobroske of Bristol to serve a two-year term on the Connecticut State Board of Education. Bobroske succeeds Annika Warren of Hartford, who resigned.

  • 2/18/05

Regional Business-Health Team Formed to Recharge Wright Tech [PDF]23KB
A regional coalition of education, health, business and community leaders began work Thursday to pinpoint ways to reclaim and reinvigorate Wright Tech.

  • 1/26/05

State Department of Education Reports Districts "Adequate Yearly Progress" [PDF]23KB
More than three-quarters of Connecticut’s school districts made adequate yearly progress (AYP)
for the 2002-03 school year under the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind
(NCLB) Act.

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