Governor Dannel Malloy has declared it. Voices support or dispute all sides of the proposed package of school reforms designed to pave the way for a major “transformation” of the state’s education system.
Find the latest news, developments and resources on Education Reform in Connecticut.
Education Committee: Find the leadership and membership (with contact info) of the Education Committee.
CBIA's State Bill Tracker: Search for bills by number, category, or title or phrase.
HB No. 5350: An Act Concerning Achieving Universal Literacy by Grade Three, To establish a reading program that improves the reading skills of students in kindergarten to grade three, inclusive.
This bill was proposed by the Education Committee and was the work of the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus and Elaine Zimmerman at the Commission on Children. This bill does a number of things to ensure that Connecticut’s children are reading at grade level by grade 3. The bill was voted out of the Education Committee and is also on its way to the Appropriations Committee. Read the Joint Favorable Report.
2012: The Year for Education Reform in Connecticut
The Governor's roadmap of the measures to take in 2012 to restore public education in Connecticut to a position of excellence, including details of a strategic reorganization of the State Department of Education and six guiding principles of reform.
Connecticut State Department of Education Organizational Strategy
January 18, 2012 - The Connecticut Department of Education has published its new Organizational Strategy that lays the foundation for realizing reform in the state’s educational system.