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  • The Governor's Summer Reading Challenge

    During the Governor's Summer Reading Challenge, students compete to determine which school reads the most books, categorized on the student population and grade level.

  • What is Mastery-Based Learning?

    Connecticut students can learn through student-centered pathways that ensure college and career readiness.

  • Why Mastery-Based Learning?

    Rather assuming that completing a number of hours in a classroom results in understanding, mastery-based learning requires students to demonstrate knowledge and skills before progressing to the next level. Mastery-based learning requires teachers to develop a more fine-grained understanding of student abilities.

  • Women and Girls in STEM

    Educational materials to encourage women and girls to explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) related career pathways.

  • World Languages

    World language programs in Connecticut public schools include Spanish, French, Latin, Italian, German, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Polish, Arabic and Greek. The effort has been to start programs as early as possible in the elementary grades.