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  • May 29, 2015

    ConnCAN Staff Thanks Their Favorite Teachers

    ConnCAN is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Month by recognizing teachers and the hard work they do in and out of the classroom. We know that great teachers come in all forms, but the impact of an ...

  • May 28, 2015

    Teacher of the Week

    In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, ConnCAN is reaching out school districts across the state to highlight extraordinary teachers and the work they do every day. One teacher will be selected by...

  • May 26, 2015

    How Are Connecticut Students Performing?

    Graphs included in this post are from ConnCAN’s 2015 Field Guide To Education In Connecticut, available now at conncan.org/fieldguide Conversations about how to improve public education in o...

  • May 22, 2015

    ConnCAN Offers Statement On the Senate Passage of SB 1098

    “By passing this bill, the Connecticut Senate has proven its commitment to Connecticut’s children by ensuring that all students have access to great teachers of diverse backgrounds.&rdq...

  • May 21, 2015

    Connecticut's Achievement Gap In One Table

    Right now, nearly 40,000 students, a majority of whom are our students of color and low-income students, currently attend chronically low-performing schools where they aren’t learning to read...

  • May 20, 2015

    Teacher of the Week

    In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, ConnCAN is reaching out school districts across the state to highlight extraordinary teachers and the work they do every day. One teacher will be selected by...

  • May 19, 2015

    12 Quick Takes From The PIE Network Organizing Conference

    Darryl Brackeen Jr. is life-long New Haven resident, community organizer at ConnCAN, and Alderman for the 26th Ward here in New Haven. A few weeks back, I had the privilege of attending the PIE Ne...

  • May 18, 2015

    The Essentials of Exploration: The 2015 Field Guide To Education In Connecticut

    “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” - Galileo Before embarking on an expedition, explorers need a Field Guide that provides them...

  • May 14, 2015

    Teacher of the Week

    In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, ConnCAN is reaching out school districts across the state to highlight extraordinary teachers and the work they do every day. One teacher will be selected by...

  • May 13, 2015

    The Need For Diversity In Connecticut’s Classrooms

    Is Connecticut doing enough to attract highly-qualified and diverse teachers? In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Month, we’ve pulled some stats and put together this post on an issue c...

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