NOTICE: Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts: Per Governor’s executive order, in-school class cancellations remain in effect through the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

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.

Family Engagement

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  • 21st Century Community Learning Centers

    Supporting community learning centers through professional development, training and networking opportunities for schools, community based organizations and after school programs, these programs provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, as well as literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children.

  • Afterschool Programs

    Afterschool programs provide academic enrichment (such as hands-on science or technology programs) and activities to support student learning and development.

  • Commissioner's Roundtable for Family and Community Engagement in Education

    The purpose of the Commissioner's Roundtable for Family and Community Engagement in Education (Commissioner's Roundtable) is to advise the Commissioner of Education regarding policy and programmatic priorities to improve outcomes for all students and advance the State Board of Education's comprehensive plan for equity and excellence in Connecticut schools.

  • Educational Opportunities for Military Families

    Military families, like all families, want the highest quality education for their children, especially during times of relocation and deployment. Connecticut belongs to the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children (the Compact).

  • Family Resource Centers

    The Connecticut Family Resource Center concept promotes comprehensive, integrated, community-based systems of family support and child development services located in public school buildings.

  • Homeless Education

    The federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act requires all school districts to ensure access to public education for children and youth experiencing homelessness and ensure success in school once enrolled.

  • School Governance Councils

    School Governance Councils provide an opportunity for Connecticut schools to engage with families and community members in the essential dialogue about student achievement and preparing all students for success.

  • School-Family-Community Partnerships

    When schools, families and the community work together, children benefit. School staff, families and community members each make important contributions to student development and success, and the best results come when all three work together as equal partners.

  • Young Parents Program

    A Young Parents Program (YPP) provides day care services for the infants/toddlers of students who are enrolled in and attending a comprehensive high school program leading to graduation from high school.

  • Youth Service Bureaus

    Local communities began to develop youth service bureaus in the 1960's as a response to a growing number of issues affecting youth. The role of Youth Service Bureaus (YSBs) has been broadened to include both advocacy and coordination of a comprehensive service delivery system for youth.