Commission on Children: What We're Reading
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August 16, 2013

What We're Reading

The past week's most important articles concerning
Connecticut children

The numbers are in:

Connecticut CMT and CAPT Online Reports
- State Department of Education

Mixed Results for Connecticut Student Achievement on CAPT, CMT in 2013
- Connecticut Mirror

CAPT Scores Show Small Gains for 2013
- Hartford Courant

Why Test Scores Were So Late, or Boiling Student Achievement Down to a Single (Wrong) Number - Connecticut Post blog

In other news:

Tax-Free Week: Savings For More Than Back To School
- Hartford Courant

Examples of Exempt Clothing and Footwear
- Department of Revenue Services

Parents Projected to Spend $241,080 to Raise a Child Born in 2012
- U.S. Department of Agriculture release

Connecticut Scores an 'F' in Teaching Financial Literacy
- Connecticut Post

More Healthy Foods – But More Waste, Too
- Shore Publishing, via The Day of New London

Stamford Teens Take on Mental Health in School
- Connecticut Post

The Reading Wars Never Die
- Education Week

With New Version Looming, States Rethink GED
- Education Week

Obama Pushes Ambitious Internet Access Plan for Schools
- Washington Post

Is Your Student 'Competent'? A New Education Yardstick Takes the Measure
- Christian Science Monitor

VIDEO: State Department of Education Back to School Conference with School Superintendents - Connecticut Network (CT-N)

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