January Coalition Meeting: Juvenile Justice

The Coalition Meeting on Thursday, Jan 9th focused on Juvenile Justice and proposed legislation to create more collaboration between schools and police departments. House Bill No. 6682: AN ACT CONCERNING COLLABORATION BETWEEN BOARDS OF EDUCATION AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL Guests include: Justin Carbonella, Director, Middletown Youth Services Director, Chair, Middletown Area LIST State Senator, Paul Doyle (D), Vice Chair of the Judiciary Committee Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield (D), Member of the Judiciary Committee Lara Herscovitch, Deputy Director, CT Juvenile Justice Alliance Click here for the meeting handout which includes relevant documents to get you started learning about the issue. He

Resource Guide for Understanding School Reform

Here are some helpful links for those of you looking for some clarity in trying to understand the new Common Core State Standards and Teacher Evaluation System. Some of these websites are very comprehensive and will give you a lot of information. Edutopia has links to a lot of helpful videos. Three-Minute Video Explaining the Common Core State Standards from CGCS Video Maker on Vimeo. Edutopia Resources for understanding the Common Core CT System for Educator Evaluation and Development (SEED) State Department of Education Common Core State Standards Page News: CT Mirror: State to seek flexibility for rollout of teacher evaluations, Common Core, By Jacqueline Rabe Thomas, Wednesday, July 10

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