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State Teacher’s Union’s Bogus Claims About The SBAC: The Truth From The Lies

About two weeks ago, the state’s largest teacher’s union, Connecticut Education Association (CEA), held a press conference announcing their proposal to eliminate the Smarter-Balance Assessment (SBAC), the Common Core-aligned test that schools began administering statewide for the first time last year. During the conference one reporter asked a very important question that we should all… Continue reading State Teacher’s Union’s Bogus Claims About The SBAC: The Truth From The Lies

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How Can Bridgeport Students Learn When They Don’t Have A Teacher?

  Harding High School graduate Jessica Gonzalez told the Bridgeport Board of Education at their last meeting that she struggled in math. The reason: In her sophomore year, the teacher assigned to her Geometry class resigned and was never replaced. Though Gonzalez lost almost an entire year of math, she is currently studying at Boston… Continue reading How Can Bridgeport Students Learn When They Don’t Have A Teacher?