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- 9/2/2009 AYP State Department of Education Reports on "Adequate Yearly Progress' of Connecticut Schools and Districts under NCLB Information
Governor Rell: Connecticut Eighth Graders' Writing Performance among Best in Nation
Governor M. Jodi Rell today said that Connecticut's Grade 8 students have again claimed top spot in Writing performance - tied with New Jersey -- in the latest edition of the nation's Report known as the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
- 3/14/2008 Statewide Coalition, Connecticut State University System Host Town Meetings to Discuss Education, State's Future
Connecticut reports performance on science component of National Assessment of Educational Progress
Connecticut results on the 2005 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) science test show that the percentage of Grade 4 and 8 students scoring at or above the NAEP proficient level continues to remain consistently above the national average.
Governor Rell's "Summer Reading Challenge" Encourages Children to Nurture Love of Books
Launching the ‘2006 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge,’ Governor M. Jodi Rell today stressed that reading for pleasure is one of most important activities young people can undertake – and summer is a great time to enjoy it to the fullest.
'No Child' Lawsuit is Most Welcome
Connecticut may make history by becoming the first state in the nation to legally challenge the unfunded mandates of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
Connecticut's 2004 Grads Continue Strong Performance on SAT
Verbal Score Up Three Points; Math Up One Point; Total At 30-Year High Connecticut is Tied for Second Among States in SAT Test Participation.
More students take CAPT; performance increases in all subjects
Results of the 2004 Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) show two important trends. First, there are significant increases in the numbers of students taking the test, including minority, poor and special education students. Second, there are gains in student performance in all subject areas.
94 of 175 Connecticut high schools achieve ‘Adequate Yearly Progress’ under Federal ‘No Child Left Behind’
2003 Statewide CAPT Goal-Level scores rise slightly; At-Proficiency levels dip; 1,897 more students assessed as student participation increases sharply
99 districts cited as not making Adequate Yearly Progress under NCLB
A total of 99 of the state’s 185 local, regional and statewide school districts and charter schools have been identified as not making adequate yearly progress (AYP) for the 2001-02 school year under the federal No Child Left Behind law (NCLB).
Connecticut’s 2003 Grads Continue Strong Performance on SAT
Connecticut’s 2003 Grads Continue Strong Performance on SAT Verbal Score Up Three Points; Math Up Five Points; Total At 29-Year High Connecticut is Second Among the States in SAT Test Participation.
Small Gains on Statewide Connecticut Mastery Test Scores in 2002
Commissioner Sergi says: “We can do a lot better, we must do more” Most Achievement Gaps Continue to Close; More Students Are Taking the Test
Results from the 2002 Administration of the Connecticut Mastery Test
This report presents the statewide results from the 2002 administration of the third generation of the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT-3)