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New report finds students with disabilities were excluded from Connecticut Mastery Test results

A report recently released by Connecticut Voices for Children found that the exclusion of thousands of students with disabilities from reported Connecticut Mastery Test results has distorted reported trends in test scores.

Performance Evaluation Advisory Council (PEAC) releases educator evaluation guidelines

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, the Performance Evaluation Advisory Council (PEAC) released their guidelines for evaluating educators. PEAC is recommending a three-tiered system.

AFT Connecticut Reaction to Gov. Malloy Principles for Education Reform

On Dec. 20, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy released his outline of principles for education reform.

AFT Connecticut has been in regular discussion with both Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor and his staff on this issue.

“We’re happy that Governor Malloy and Commissioner Pryor have reached out to us and the other stakeholders on this issue,” said Sharon Palmer, president of AFT Connecticut. “The governor’s outline is a good starting point and we look forward to continuing the discussion.”

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