SDE: Press Releases 2008 Connecticut State Department of Education SDE: Press Releases 2008

Press Releases 2008
  • 12/13/08

Connecticut Technical High School System of Middletown and Amity Regional School district No. 5 of Woodbridge, were honored recently at EPA's Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools National Symposium in Washington, D.C. 
  • 11/06/08

Anthony J. Mullen, a former NYC police captain, was named today as Connecticut's 2009 Teacher of the Year.
  • 10/27/08

State Education Commissioner Mark. K. McQuillan visited the Church Street School in Hamden on Monday to present a National Educator Award to an unsuspecting Grace Griffin - a Grades 4 and 5 elementary teacher.
  • 09/10/08

  • 09/05/08

Programs that prepare Connecticut's public school students for careers in the marine sciences and aquaculture will be the focus of a national meeting for educators.
  • 08/26/08

Connecticut's 2008 public school graduates again had strong performance on the SAT writing test - 18 points above the national average.
  • 07/18/08

Connecticut's elementary and middle grade students generally improved their performance in mathematics and reading, while posting mixed results in writing.
  • 07/15/08

Connecticut's Grade 10 public school students showed improved performance from last year in reading, writing, mathematics and science. 
  • 06/17/08

The Connecticut State Department of Education in partnership with the Department of Public Health has secured a grant of approximately $3 million. 
  • 06/04/08

New survey data continue to demonstrate the importance of families in helping youth avoid risky behaviors.
  • 05/13/08

The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) and the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) will be hosting the third annual Data Showcase.
  • 05/12/08

Because of their high impact on wide variety of students of all ages, after-school robotics programs will be expanded statewide as part of new State of Connecticut science and technology initiative.
  • 05/12/08

The Connecticut State Department of Education and the Windham Public Schools have begun a new partnership to improve learning opportunities for students in the district under the state's new accountability system.
  • 04/24/08

Students in about 100 Connecticut high schools will take part in a new 12th grade state-level mathematics and reading pilot program for the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) next year.
  • 04/03/08

Governor M. Jodi Rell today said that Connecticut's Grade 8 students have again claimed top spot in Writing performance - tied with New Jersey -- in the latest edition of the nation's Report known as the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
  • 04/02/08

Students in about 100 Connecticut high schools will take part in a new 12th grade state-level mathematics and reading pilot program for the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) next year.
  • 03/14/08

With dramatic changes in demographics, the advance of technology and unprecedented demands of global competition, Connecticut's long-term economic strength appears in doubt.  
  • 02/08/08

This summer, approximately 30,000 Connecticut children will be able to receive free meals through the 2008 federal Summer Food Service Program for Children but qualified local sponsoring organizations must be found. 
  • 01/28/08

The Connecticut State Department of Education is working directly with twelve of the State's urban school districts to improve the quality of their educational programs and to help their students to achieve at higher levels.  
  • 01/10/08

State Education Commissioner Mark K. McQuillan will host a series of public forums around the state to share the details of a proposal to improve the High School experience for students and to raise standards of performance.

 
 
 
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