A selection of the growing literature that has reviewed and discussed the implications of the Sheff case.
by Sarah Ellsworth, Ph.D 2014 Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) released its 2013 Student Achievement Overview, finding that CREC magnet schools are outperforming schools across state in virtually all areas and for all subgroups on the CMT and CAPT.
Choice Watch: Diversity and Access in Connecticut’s School Choice Programs, a report released by Connecticut Voices for Children (written by Robert Cotto, Jr., Ed.M. & Kenneth Feder), raises concerns about school choice programs’ relative compliance with established goals of racial and ethnic integration and equal access for all students. According to the authors, “[m]any of […]
The Sheff Movement summarized the basic statutory arrangements for funding interdistrict magnet schools and the Open Choice interdistrict transfer program in Connecticut in a memo available in the “News & Updates” section of the website.
by Sarah Ellsworth, Ph.D February 2012 Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) released its 2012 Student Achievement Overview, finding that CREC magnet schools are outperforming schools across state in virtually all areas and for all subgroups on the CMT and CAPT.
The Century Foundation has released new research, using data from 11 states, that shows improved math and language skills for students in socioeconomically diverse preschool settings. This research supports the Sheff Movement’s call for Governor Malloy to promote integrated preschool program, rather than keeping low income children in separate pre-k programs. Our magnet schools in […]
Opportunity in Connecticut: The Impact of Race, Poverty and Education on Family Economic Success by Connecticut Association for Human Services February 2012
According to this report, “In 2011, the Hartford Public School District (the “District”) demonstrated a fourth consecutive year of overall gains as measured by CMT and CAPT scores. While this year’s gain is smaller than what Hartford has experienced the three previous years, it is measurable progress.”