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Our New 2020 Policy Goals

In February, we launched our 2020 policy goals. For the first time in 15 years, we’re revising our policy goals to account for the rapidly changing needs of students and families. Throughout this crisis, our team has been working closely with students, parents and teachers to understand how best to support them in this difficult time.

These new goals address essential policy questions for the summer and fall including: how to best use COVID-19 federal stimulus funds for CT schools, how to ensure families have accurate information on student progress, how to close digital divides and how to stay focused on students’ needs when they return.

 

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Interview with Marc Porter Magee

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, 50CAN will be working to connect with some of our country’s leading thinkers, educators and policymakers as they share their best thinking on the needed adaptations for our education system, districts, schools and classrooms that will best serve students during this challenging and chaotic time.

Marc is joined by ConnCAN Executive Director Subira Gordon for a look at what’s happening on the ground in Connecticut. Subira offers insight into what parents and students are experiencing around the state and how their concerns led her team to develop new policy goals to meet the needs of families that have shifted as a result of the Covid19 pandemic.