SDE: Press Releases 2007 Connecticut State Department of Education SDE: Press Releases 2007

Press Releases 2007
  • 12/12/07

When it comes to healthy children, education may be te best medicine. That is why Connecticut public schools are increasing their focus on teaching young people about physical fitness, safety and health.
  • 10/30/07
Joan Hurley, an elemntary school teacher at the University of Hartord Magnet School, whose teaching focuses on multiple intelligences, has been named Connecticut's 2008 "Teacher of the Year."
  • 10/10/07
State Education Commissioner Mark K. McQuillan visited the Metropolitan Learning Center in Bloomfield on Wednesday to present a National Educator Award to an unsuspected Thomas Brodnitzki - a high school Social Studies teacher.
  • 09/25/07

Connecticut's results on the 2007 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 above the national average.
  • 08/30/07
Districts not making AYP  [PDF] 271KB 
  • 08/30/07

The scores are released as state leaders are considering a series of high school reforms designed to improve student achievement, increase graduation rates and provide for a smoother transition to higher education.
  • 08/28/07

Connecticut's 2007 public school graduates again had a strong showing on the SAT writing test - nine points above the national average.
  • 08/22/07

Beginning next week, 571,210 public school students will arrive at the schoolhouse door to begin the 2007 school year.
  • 07/27/07

While thre are some solid gains in math and modest gains in writing scores statewide, Connecticut's 2007 Mastery Test results show a continued downward trend in student reading performance.
  • 07/27/07

Connecticut Mastery Test Scores 2007 [PPT] 371KB
The Connecticut Mastery Test Scores 2007, Briefing for Superintendents
(Powerpoint presentation)
  • 05/16/07

Governor Rell's 'Summer Reading Challenge' to Celebrate the Joy of Reading [PDF] 37KB
Governor M. Jodi Rell on Thursday will congratulate Connecticut students for reading over 1.1 million books in the "2006 Governorís Summer Reading Challenge," and ask students statewide to "make reading a part of your summer this year," as she issues her reading challenge to Connecticutís children this summer.
  • 04/23/07

SDE and DMR submit State Performance Plans and Annual Performance Reports on IDEA [PDF] 30KB
The State Department of Education and the Department of Mental Retardation each recently submitted its revised State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR) to the U.S. Department of Education on the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA).
  • 02/06/07

Success in Advanced Placement programs continues for CT [PDF] 16KB
Connecticut students continued to make significant gains in taking and passing Advanced Placement (AP) examinations in 2006, according to a report issued today by The College Board.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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