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Connecticut has proposed a series of reforms to redesign the High School system. How will these changes work to prepare students for their next steps in life?
The reforms include more credits to graduate, a tougher core curriculum, end of year testing, and a senior thesis project.
The changes are meant to create a framework that will better prepare students all the way from Pre-Kindergarten through college.
But, in a world where state and federal mandates already have many school systems overburdened, can this type of high school reform work?
Today, where we live, we'll discuss the proposed changes with Mark McQuillan and George Coleman of the state Department of Education, and Cal Heminway from the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education.
And, we'd like you to join the conversation. What do you think of proposed changes to the way high school works? How can Connecticut schools prepare students for the future?
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