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July 2010

English Language Learning Students in Connecticut

For the 2007-2008 school year, the Connecticut State Department of Education reported that more than 72,000 students (13%) were dominant in a language other than English.

Issue Area:
Education
June 2010

Teaching Discipline: A Toolkit for Educators on Positive Alternatives to Out-of-School Suspensions

Connecticut's school suspension law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2010, limits the use of out-of-school suspensions as a means of disciplining students.

Issue Areas:
Education, Juvenile Justice
March 2010

Connecticut Takes Promising Steps Towards Enhancing Teacher Training in Classroom Management

Managing classrooms effectively is one of the most challenging tasks teachers face.

Issue Area:
Education
November 2009

School Stability Promotes Educational Opportunity for Connecticut's Children in Foster Care

When a child is removed from his home due to abuse or neglect, everything in that child's life changes. He is separated from his parents, home, and possibly his siblings.

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Education
October 2009

Family Well-Being Indicators for Larger Connecticut Cities and Towns, 2006-2008

In October 2009, the U.S. Census Bureau released demographic and socioeconomic data estimates for mid-sized cities and towns.

Issue Areas:
Education, Family Economic Security
September 2009

Improve Discipline and Academic Performance by Retaining Connecticut's School Suspensions Law

The use of out-of-school punishments in Connecticut schools is surprisingly common -- over 250,000 school days were lost to suspensions or expulsions in the 2007-2008 school year, the equivalent of 1,

Issue Areas:
Education, Juvenile Justice
August 2009

Analysis of the Governor's July and August Allotments for Early Care and Education

This spreadsheet identifies the July and August allotments for those items most of concern to the ECE community, and compares them against the FY 09 appropriation and, for those items for which the in

Issue Areas:
Early Care, Education
July 2009

The Canary in the Coal Mine: Publishing Truancy Data Will Help Keep Children in School

Connecticut's new law requiring school-level truancy data to be included in Strategic School Profiles (effective July 1, 2009) is a cost-neutral and common sense measure to improve academic performanc

Issue Area:
Education
May 2009

Using Federal Stimulus Dollars to Reduce Suspension Rates

In 2007, the Connecticut General Assembly passed a law which, as of July 1, 2009, would raise the threshold on the types of behaviors that could result in an out-of-school suspension in Connecticut sc

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Education
April 2009

Child Well-Being Data by Town: 2009

This data sheet includes data on child and family well-being by town, including the percentage of children in poverty, children eligible for free and reduced price meals, unemployment rates, HUSKY

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health