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Superintendent's Digest

Latest Communications from the State Department of Education

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The superintendent's digest is a collection of recent communications from the State Department of Education to leaders in local school districts. Items from the Commissioner, chief officers, division directors, bureau chiefs, and others are posted here as they are sent.

Academic Office

Residential placements and noneducational public agencies

Connecticut Seal of Biliteracy Guidelines

Competitive grants available to enhance career and technical education

New policies for English learners regarding identification, accountability, and assessment

Annual open review period for universal screening reading assessments

ReadConn: K-3 professional learning opportunity

Carl D. Perkins grant - intent to apply

The State Board of Education adopted the Position Statement on Computer Science Education for All Students K-12.

The State Board of Education adopted the National Core Arts Standards as the blueprint for Connecticut students to attain artistic literacy.

The State Board of Education has approved the i-Ready Diagnostic Reading Assessment for inclusion in the Menu of Research-based Grade K-3 Universal Reading Assessments.

Two new resources are available for families of English learners: an English learner FAQ [PDF] and English Learners and State Assessments [PDF].

Information about the reading survey requirement for K-3 teachers.

Commissioner's Office

Appointment of education ombudsman

Community service recognition award

Nominations for the US Presidential Scholar program

Guidance for schools enrolling displaced children displaced by hurricanes

Resources for addressing racism, hate, and violence

Commissioner's Back-to-School Meeting, August 15

2017 School Security Grant application - deadline Oct. 2

New eGrant system will reduce burden on LEAs - sign up for training

Immigration guidance for superintendents

State guidance for districts regarding transgender students

Guidance for districts regarding refugee and immigrant students

The CSDE has moved!

Timeline of changes to statewide science assessments

A series of webinars for superintendents and central office leaders on the transition to ESSA is underway. More information

Highlights from Connecticut's approved ESEA flexibility request

Content Last Modified on 11/8/2017 2:52:08 PM