NOTICE: Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts: Per Governor’s executive order, in-school class cancellations remain in effect until at least April 20, 2020.
Emergency Meal Programs: The State Department of Education is authorizing two distinct categories of COVID-19 Emergency Meal Programs in accordance with federal requirements: 1) COVID-19 Emergency Meal Program Limited to Students Attending School in Specific Districts. School districts on this list are only authorized to serve meals to students attending their schools, and any other child age 18 years or younger residing in the same household; 2) COVID-19 Community-wide Emergency Meal Program for Children. Any child age 18 years or younger can receive meal(s) at any meal service and distribution sites in these towns/cities. They do not have to be a resident or attend school in these towns/cities. Check these links often as more locations continue to be added.

Office of Strategic Planning

The Office of Strategic Planning and Partnerships focuses on maximizing College and Career Readiness and opportunities for Connecticut high school students by developing partnerships between Connecticut's secondary schools, higher education and business. The Office strives to create innovative approaches to ensure that today's Connecticut students are prepared to become tomorrow's Connecticut workforce by offering innovative ideas and support to local districts in their efforts to make the best use of limited resources to provide important new educational approaches and programs. In addition, this office is responsible for the Open Choice and Interdistrict Magnet School programs, and conducts in-depth data analysis and research for a variety of important CSDE projects. As the policy and long term planning branch of the agency, the office collaborates cross-divisionally and with outside parties to produce clear and consistent policies, procedures, and resources for agency, school and district leadership.