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What next for Connecticut education?

Connecticut Mirror

Educator and Stratford City Councilwoman Tina Manus discusses how important it is to have an outside perspective when it comes to education policy development, and how she was “excited to learn about a recent independent peer review of state accountability plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)” from Bellwether Education Partners and the Collaborative for Student Success, which “broke down the wonky aspects of state plans so that educators, parents, and other advocates can have a clear understanding of what states are doing well, and where they needed to improve.” Connecticut’s plan was “recognized for including more holistic indicators of student achievement,” but there is still much work to be done to improve education for all of Connecticut’s students. 

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