By The Editorial Board

In addition to union representatives the editorial board also met with members of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education and Jeffrey Villar, a former school superintendent and now director of the Connecticut Council for Education Reform, all of whom agreed that the pilot programs run in selected school districts over the last year or so have clearly demonstrated that SBAC and Common Core can work.

Connecticut students and parents are not served by delaying tactics in bringing about education reform, which is what we see the union effort to be. The Legislature should reject the union’s call to dismantle Common Core through the elimination of the SBAC tests.

 

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