In the State

Poll Shows Majority Of Connecticut Voters Want Legislature To Act On CCJEF Decision

Despite the recent backlash against Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher’s ruling, it turns out the majority of Connecticut voters agree with his decision. According to a poll released yesterday by the Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now (ConnCAN), two-thirds (68%) of Connecticut voters support the intentions of Moukawsher’s decision. This might come as a bit of… Continue reading Poll Shows Majority Of Connecticut Voters Want Legislature To Act On CCJEF Decision

Reform

Common Core Puts Much Needed Emphasis on Civics and History

The emphasis on civics and social studies has been on the decline in the US for many years. According to the 2010 civics test results, less than a quarter of eighth and twelfth graders are above proficiency. The results were even worse on the U.S. history test, where only 18 percent of eighth graders and… Continue reading Common Core Puts Much Needed Emphasis on Civics and History