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OUR MISSION

To lead the continuous improvement of public education for all students by advocating public policy for children and by developing and supporting executive school leaders.

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Joint Statement on the Importance of a Culturally Responsive Education

The Connecticut State Department of Education, Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents, Connecticut Association of Boards of Education, Connecticut Association of Schools, American Federation of Teachers Connecticut, and Connecticut Education Association are committed to the Connecticut State Board of Education’s goal of improving the academic lives of Connecticut’s increasingly diverse student body. This includes sustaining equitable and welcoming learning environments in which all students feel valued, respected, and safe to learn and grow.

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Defined Learning is a K-12 online project-based learning platform that provides teachers with the educational and assessment tools needed to implement high-quality PBL. Our hands-on projects are based on real-world situations in careers to help learners discover their passions and choose a
pathway to a promising future.

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Newsela takes authentic, real-world content from trusted sources and makes it instruction ready for K-12 classrooms. Each text is published at five reading levels, so content is accessible to every learner.

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Ädelbrook’s Learning Centers are private special education programs certified by the State Department of Education to serve students with autism, developmental disabilities, emotional and behavioral difficulties,  and other learning disabilities from pre-Kindergarten through grade 12.

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Oak Hill Schools offer a 12-month community-based education program, serving students with moderate to severe disabilities ages 3 to 21 including autism, emotional disabilities, behavioral challenges, as well as students with multiple disabilities placed by public school districts.

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To address historical inequities in Connecticut’s public education system and provide all students with equal educational experiences, CAPSS has released the CAPSS Blueprint to Transform Connecticut’s Public Schools, which includes 30 recommendations the organization deems critical to Connecticut public education over the next 15 years and beyond.

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With expertise in industries ranging from hospitality and foodservice to healthcare and environmental protection, Ecolab is a global leader in cleaning and disinfecting expertise for commercial environments.

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R-Zero is a biosafety company dedicated to creating safer spaces and reducing the spread of infectious disease by making hospital-grade UV-C disinfection technology financially and operationally accessible to schools for the first time.

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Something magical happens when you put Apple products in the classroom. Teachers can create unique opportunities for personal learning at every level. Lessons become more immersive through the power of touch, motion and sound. Assignments can be sketched, scored, charter, coded, or performed...

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CAPSS welcome’s T-Mobile as our new business partner. We encourage our members to review the substantial savings and promotions offered through their T-Mobile Work Perks program.

Statement

The Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS) stands with our nation in anger and grief over the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery. These three lives, needlessly ended, are the most recent manifestations of historic and systemic racism that permeates our society, our institutions and our laws perpetuating discrimination against people of color.

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CAPSS is proud to welcome Right At School for a second year as an Elite sponsor of our association! Right At School provides safe, engaging, and meaningful before and after school programs to inspire a love of learning, support schools, and give parents peace of mind.

The Legislative Process

December 11, 2019, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Legislative Office Building, Room 1C. An informational presentation about how a bill becomes a law and how superintendents can positively impact legislation through their advocacy.

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The Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs is comprised of 21 YMCAs, each volunteer led, a charitable organization and a powerful advocate for the needs of children, families and individuals in communities throughout Connecticut. CAPSS encourages our members to support their commitment to provide support to youth, adults and familes regardless of their age, gender or income.

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Too often we hear about Board of Education members and Superintendents in serious conflict. Sadly, such has been the case over the last few weeks in two of Connecticut’s largest school districts...

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CAPSS is grateful for the support of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) through our business partner program. As a leading provider of pre-K-12 education content, services and cutting-edge technology solutions, we encourage our members to explore their learning solutions.

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Districts are invited to submit their innovative talk for the March 8 Igniting Innovation Conference. Those selected will be notified on February 1.

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The economic, academic, and societal benefits of quality early education are well documented.
 
Contemporary research in child development shows widespread evidence investments in early childhood education programs produce lifelong benefits. Creating coherent, integrated systems from PreK to grade 3 have shown learning gaps can be reduced, achievement and opportunities for success enhanced.

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