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Teaching Profession Teacher Salaries Are Increasing. See How Your State Compares
The National Education Association warns that some of the progress in teacher pay could be jeopardized by the pandemic.
Madeline Will, April 26, 2021
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In this Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 photo, Bloomfield High School transgender athlete Terry Miller, second from left, wins the final of the 55-meter dash over transgender athlete Andraya Yearwood, left, and other runners in the Connecticut girls Class S indoor track meet at Hillhouse High School in New Haven, Conn. In the track-and-field community in Connecticut, the dominance of Miller and Yearwood has stirred resentment among some competitors and their families.
Bloomfield High School transgender athlete Terry Miller, second from left, wins the final of the 55-meter dash over transgender athlete Andraya Yearwood, left, and other runners in the Connecticut girls Class S indoor track meet in New Haven, Conn., in February 2019.
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Law & Courts Federal Judge Dismisses Challenge to Transgender-Inclusive Athletics Policy in Connecticut
A federal district court judge said the lawsuit by cisgender female athletes was moot because two transgender track athletes had graduated.
Mark Walsh, April 26, 2021
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Rep. Jahana Hayes , D-Conn., addresses delegates during the Democratic convention for the 5th District in Waterbury, Conn., on May 14, 2018.
Rep. Jahana Hayes , D-Conn., addresses delegates during the Democratic convention for the 5th District in Waterbury, Conn., on May 14, 2018.
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Federal Q&A Q&A: Rep. Jahana Hayes on Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theories and the COVID-19 Aid Schools Need
Hayes, the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, also discussed the attack on the U.S. Capitol, and how talking with students "refills my cup."
Andrew Ujifusa, January 29, 2021
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Miguel Cardona, first-time teacher, in his fourth-grade classroom at Israel Putnam School in Meriden, Ct. in August of 1998.
Miguel Cardona, chosen to lead the U.S. Department of Education, photographed in his 4th-grade classroom at Israel Putnam School in Meriden, Conn., in 1998.
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Federal Who Is Miguel Cardona? Education Secretary Pick Has Roots in Classroom, Principal's Office
Many who've worked with Joe Biden's pick for education secretary say he's ready for what would be a giant step up.
Evie Blad & Andrew Ujifusa, January 14, 2021
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State Commissioner of Education Miguel Cardona speaks with Berlin High School students while on a tour of the school on Jan. 28, 2020. Cardona met with students to hear about the issues they face and visited classrooms at the high school and Griswold Elementary School.
Connecticut Commissioner of Education Miguel Cardona speaks with students at Berlin High School in Berlin, Conn., earlier this year.
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Federal Biden Picks Connecticut Schools Chief Miguel Cardona for Education Secretary
Cardona became head of the Connecticut Department of Education in 2019. He's also been a teacher, principal, and district administrator.
Andrew Ujifusa & Evie Blad, December 22, 2020
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Staff members from ourBRIDGE for Kids, a Charlotte, N.C.-based after-school program, package meals for families.
Staff members from ourBRIDGE for Kids, a Charlotte, N.C.-based after-school program, package meals for families.
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Student Well-Being Coronavirus Upends After-School World
With schools shut down, social distancing in place, and parents at home, after-school programs are laying off staff and switching gears to meet families' needs.
Corey Mitchell, May 6, 2020
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Hector Vazquez Pacheco, a junior at Northeast Early College High School in Austin, Texas, got a jump start on his career aspirations through the school’s Career Launch program.
Hector Vazquez Pacheco, a junior at Northeast Early College High School in Austin, Texas, got a jump start on his career aspirations through the school’s Career Launch program.
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College & Workforce Readiness How 4 Communities Are Struggling to Prepare Kids for an Uncertain Future
Schools are slowly figuring out how to balance thinking globally with acting locally, and recognizing that some key skills are valuable no matter where students end up living.
Benjamin Herold, February 4, 2020
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Connecticut
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 21, 2020
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Students play during an after-school program run by Wisconsin Youth Company at Leopold Elementary School in Madison, Wis.
Students play during an after-school program run by Wisconsin Youth Company at Leopold Elementary School in Madison, Wis.
Photo by Narayan Mahon for Education Week
Science Who's Doing the Teaching After School Lets Out?
Faced with a push for academic programming, after-school providers are deploying new strategies to train and recruit effective educators.
Corey Mitchell, October 8, 2019
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States Connecticut Ranks Third on Quality Counts Annual Report Card
The state, which earned a B, is one of the nation’s wealthiest and turned in strong performances in the school finance arena and in areas such as preschool and kindergarten enrollment.
September 3, 2019
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School & District Management When the PD Plate Is Overfull
Growing requirements for trainings on non-academic issues—everything from food allergies to sexual assault—have made it hard for schools and teachers to keep up.
Evie Blad, May 14, 2019
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Connecticut
This Quality Counts 2019 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 16, 2019
5 min read
States States Show Striking Variations on Best Places to Bring Up a Child
When it comes to setting a child up for success in America, place matters more than ever, at least when it comes to crucial education and socioeconomic factors.
Daarel Burnette II, January 15, 2019
7 min read
Education A Conversation With U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes, an Award-Winning Teacher
Jahana Hayes, the 2016 National Teacher of the Year who was sworn into U.S. Congress last week, shares her education priorities, thoughts on the secretary of education, and her motivation to run for office.
Madeline Will, January 7, 2019
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