Connecticut Department of Education en Lawmakers consider system to track Conn. students from pre-K to their first job <p>A bill that would allow Connecticut officials to track students from pre-K through to their first jobs was passed by the state General Assembly’s Higher Education Committee on Monday. The bill was approved despite some concerns the system might violate privacy rights.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:10:18 +0000 Ebong Udoma 15428 at Conn. standardized tests show mixed results <p>The Connecticut Department of Education released&nbsp; the results of this year's statewide standardized tests on Tuesday.</p><p>The Connecticut Academic Performance Test, which is given to 10th graders, showed slight improvement in math science, and reading. However, it also showed slightly lower scores in writing.</p><p>The Connecticut Mastery Test, which is given to elementary and middle school students, showed lower scores across the board.</p><p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 14:27:59 +0000 Dan Katz 3576 at