April 22, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2015 3:40pm
On Earth Day, Republicans and Democrats held a Capitol press conference to proclaim their support for legislation that would phase out the use of plastic bags and the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetic products.
November 5, 2014
by Ellen R. Delisio | November 5, 2014 10:16am
October 28, 2014
by Kristi Allen | October 28, 2014 3:08pm
With the race for governor down to a few percentage points, the state Democratic Party has spent nearly 20 percent of its campaign funds on one candidate: Ted Kennedy Jr.
May 30, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | May 30, 2014 1:07pm
May 5, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | May 5, 2014 5:48pm
April 3, 2014
by Christine Stuart | April 3, 2014 2:52pm
March 28, 2014
by Christine Stuart | March 28, 2014 2:13pm
March 7, 2014
by Sarah Darer Littman | March 7, 2014 12:07am
One of the oft-stated goals of education reform is to ensure that students are “college and career ready.” Like “excellence,” it’s probably one of the most over-used phrases in the education reform movement.
But as I’ve asked before, what does this phrase really mean? Do our policy makers even know? Judging by their actions of late, I’m starting to think they don’t.
On March 18, the window opens for field tests of the new Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, the computer-based adaptive test that will go live next year to replace the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) and Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT).
Tags: SBAC testing, CCSS, Common Core, dh
July 2, 2013
by Marcia Chambers | July 2, 2013 12:29pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ceremonially tossed the first gallon of unused paint into a bin at Sherwin-Williams in Branford on Monday, officially launching a new recycling program that gives consumers a place to return leftover paint cans.
February 27, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | February 27, 2013 3:40pm
The parents of a Branford man suffering from a debilitating disease asked lawmakers Wednesday to require screening of the illness in newborns in hopes of preventing others from experiencing the challenges their son has faced.