For Local Presidents
Special Education: External Resources
Links to the CT State Department of Education and other outside resources.
All schools in Connecticut have the collective responsibility to ensure that research validated practices are embedded daily in order to achieve these desired goals. The basic principles of a Response to Intervention (RTI) model hold considerable promise for helping Connecticut schools improve education for all students and address the large disparities within the state.
District Annual Performance Reports (APRs)
OSERS is committed to improving results and outcomes for people with disabilities of all ages. In supporting No Child Left Behind, OSERS provides a wide array of supports to parents and individuals, school districts and states in three main areas: special education, vocational rehabilitation and research.
OSEP is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts.
The State Board of Education believes each student is unique and needs an educational environment that provides for, and accommodates, his or her strengths and areas of needed improvement. The Board also believes that a unified and coordinated continuum of educational opportunities and supports serves and benefits all students.