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Education-Related Links

  • National Reading Crisis
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=9KZDRgDbmAQ
    This compelling video cites startling facts about declining US literacy and urges you to join the movement to ensure that ALL young people receive a world-class education. Why? Because EVERY student deserves the chance to read, write, and learn for a lifetime. The International Dyslexia Association encourages you to learn the facts and to help enact state literacy laws for a literate nation.
  • Connecticut Dept. of Education:
    http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/site/default.asp
    Information about education in Connecticut, including a searchable database of school and district data.
  • Norwalk Public Schools:
    http://www.norwalkpublicschools.org
    Information about our Norwalk public schools, including links to individual school websites.
  • The Education Trust:
    http://www2.edtrust.org/edtrust
    A national organization dedicated to high academic achievement, focusing on institutions that serve concentrations of low-income, Latino, African-American or Native American students.
  • Edutopia:
    http://www.edutopia.org
    Empowering and connecting teachers, administrators, and parents with innovative solutions and resources to better education.
  • Education Week:
    http://www.edweek.org/ew/index.html
    Weekly news on Americas education issues.
  • ConnCAN
    http://www.conncan.org
    Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now) is a platform for Connecticut citizens to effectively speak up for kids.
  • Ct. AfterSchool Network:
    http://www.ctafterschoolnetwork.org
    is a partnership of individuals and organizations working to ensure that every Connecticut child and youth will have the opportunity to participate in high quality, affordable after school programs.
  • MiddleWeb:
    http://www.middleweb.com
    provides a wealth of resources for schools, districts, educators, parents, and public school advocates working to raise achievement for all students in the middle grades.
  • Public Education Network:
    http://www.publiceducation.org
    Information about the work of education foundations all over the country (NEF is a member)