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Wilmarie Newton

We are excited to share a Welcome Back to School Message from CABE, Board Members, Superintendents, and Students from across the state.

"We hope that this will be an exciting school year for all of our students!" Patrice McCarthy, Executive Director, CABE

Take a moment to watch the videos!

Video 1 & Video 2

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Wilmarie Newton

Simply put, "If you don't get involved, nothing's going to change." - Anthony Perugini, Cheshire Board of Education.

Hear from three board of education members who share what it is like to serve as a local board of education member. Please share this video with anyone considering declaring candidacy for a seat on their BOE.

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Wilmarie Newton

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut State Department of Education Commissioner Charlene M. Russell-Tucker today announced that Connecticut’s Learner Engagement and Attendance Program (LEAP), which was created in 2021 following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to combat student absenteeism, is featured as a national best practice in a newly released promotional video produced by the Collaborative for Student Success, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advocating for practices and policies that improve outcomes for all students.

The video highlights the effectiveness of LEAP’s home visiting actions in reducing student absences.

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Wilmarie Newton

March is Board of Education Member Appreciation Month, a time when we recognize the members of Connecticut’s local and regional boards of education for their commitment to providing quality public education to Connecticut’s school children.

CABE is thrilled to kick off Board of Education Appreciation Month with a message from Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona!

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