Connecticut is not the only state trying to clean up its public education system. A NY Times article provides an brief overview of the reforms that the neighboring, New York Education Reform Commission has identified. Extending the school day, breaking an academic calendar, tied to an agrarian culture, consolidating school districts and having teachers pass a type of ‘bar exam’ similar to the ones doctors and lawyers must pass before they enter the profession are just some of the recommendations.
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