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Closing The Real Achievement Gap

There‘s a lot of talk in Connecticut about closing the achievement gap between affluent students who are predominately white and poor students who are predominately black or brown, but there have been no effective actions taken and none are on the horizon. 1,390 more words

Standardized Testing

Read For Your Life

Reading is essential to the stability of society.

This last weekend we had the wonderful experience of being at a community gathering in Brittany, where Breton music was played, Breton songs were sung and traditional Breton dancing took place. 962 more words

Literacy

Our Education System Is A Reflection Of Our Society!

Here’s our response to the Question of the Day!

Question of the Day: I work for a PWI and I am a POC. We have a large population of SOC, but we have no programs to support these students. 346 more words

Education

Everything I Thought I Knew About Kindergarten, I Was Wrong

In 1986, Robert Fulghum published his New York Times bestseller “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten”. Its wisdom resonated with the masses, and it remained on bestselling lists for nearly two years. 2,018 more words

More To Think About

Foster Care’s Impact on Young Children and Their School Readiness

Every year, thousands of young children enter foster care just as they’re getting old enough to enter school — and they face challenges in achieving success. 428 more words

Pre-kindergarten