What’s on your Spring #CTBucketList?

Malloy Creates New Task Force On Common Core

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

hc-pictures-teaching-the-common-core-curriculu-005Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed an executive order Tuesday creating a 25-member task force of educators to deliver recommendations on how to improve the roll-out of the new academic goals called the Common Core State Standards.

“Connecticut teachers and education professionals have raised legitimate concerns that preparations for the implementation of Common Core State Standards and the incorporation of Common Core State Standards into the teaching curriculum have been uneven across the state,” Malloy said in a statement.

“Teachers, students, public officials, and everyone involved in the education system will benefit by having this review, identifying challenges, and highlighting best practices and lessons learned,” Malloy continued.

 The new task force, which does not yet have a first meeting date, includes a dozen teachers or educational professionals, four superintendents or district curriculum leaders, two parents, two members of local boards of education, and the state Department of Education’s chief academic officer.

Malloy’s announcement comes on the eve of a legislative hearing on the new standards at noon Wednesday that is expected to include testimony from harsh critics as well as proponents of the new state standards. Already more than 120 people have filed testimony for the hearing.

The hearing was prompted by House Republicans, who have been concerned by reports from teachers and constituents about problems in the rollout of the new standards.

Read more at Courant.com

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


  • http://4Short.de/cjb

    You really make it appear really easy along with your
    presentation however I to find this matter to be actually one thing which I believe I’d never understand.

    It seems too complex and very vast for me. I’m taking a look ahead in your next put up, I’ll try to get
    the hold of it!

  • b35D3e

    In 2012, my path again crossed with a former British Gurkha.

    You’ve dealt a great deal with top secret information. Whatever benefit that opportunity brings depends
    solely on the person experiencing it and whether they are open to

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.