Our Report On
How to Close the Achievement Gap
CT has one of the largest achievement gaps between low-income students and non-low-income students.
Here’s our plan on how to help close it.

Our 2015 Priorities

On Wednesday, January 21, 2015, the Connecticut Council for Education Reform (CCER) released its 2015 legislative and administrative priorities. According to Jeffrey Villar, Executive Director of CCER, these priorities are intended to improve public education in Connecticut by narrowing the achievement gap and raising academic outcomes for all students.

Read them here.

How Common Core Changes the Classroom

We want to make sure you have the tools you need to understand what Common Core is, why it’s important, how it will impact the classroom, and how you can help your children succeed under these newer, higher standards.

Click here.

Feb 24
Hartford Courant-Teachers Group Wants End to Major Standardized Testing
By Gregory Hladky HARTFORD – Connecticut’s largest teachers organization is calling for the elimination of major standardized testing, which the state had planned to use as part of teacher and school performance evaluation. The organization wants to replace it with more flexible “progress testing.” Officials of the Connecticut Education Association said Monday they commissioned a survey that
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@CtChildren's Elaine Zimmerman talks about the importance of literacy and the need for CT to invest in the reading pilot. #MalloyBudget

About 4 days ago from CCER's Twitter via Twitter Web Client