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.

The Way I See It: Cornerstone for Success

At the beginning of this month, the State Board of Education held a meeting, at which a handful of Common Core critics expressed opposition to the new standards. In response, we published this opinion with the Connecticut Post.  Read it here.

Inside Common Core

One of the most hotly debated topics in the field of education over the past few years has been the Common Core State Standards. Every week there are numerous articles in newspapers, magazines, and other news media referencing the Common Core.  Let’s take a deeper look at the Common Core State Standards–their purpose and what kinds of changes they actually represent for practitioners inside the public education system. Read it here.

Aug 18
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CCER Thanks Commissioner Pryor and Reflects on His Service
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Nicki Perkins EMAIL: Nicki.Perkins@ctedreform.org PHONE: 203-506-5799 CCER Thanks Commissioner Pryor and Reflects on His Service New Haven, Connecticut – Today, August 18, 2014, Connecticut Commissioner of Education, Stefan Pryor, has announced that he will step down as Commissioner in December 2014. In response, the Connecticut Council for Education Reform (CCER) released the following
Every child deserves an exceptional education without exception.