Connecticut, our public schools have some complex problems.
Although it’s the richest state in the nation, Connecticut is not exempt from the same problems facing other public school systems across the country. The fact is, this state faces a host of complex educational problems, including:
The question is . . . what can be done to address these problems — and ensure a top-quality education for all students in Connecticut?
CAPSS believes that the most effective way to work on complex problems like these is to transform the entire system. Only by reconfiguring and repurposing parts of the existing system, challenging assumptions that have been entrenched for so long, and tapping into the creativity and inventiveness of those who are truly committed can we hope to generate the innovative and effective solutions that these complex problems demand — and all students deserve.