In its 2015 regular and special sessions, the General Assembly made a number of changes in the statutes that affect Connecticut school districts. This summary is intended to give you a brief overview of some of the more significant changes that were made this year in the area of education.
View the 2015 Education Legislation Summary.
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Shipman & Goodwin previously distributed a newsletter containing a summary of the legislative changes to education laws based on the 2015 General Assembly regular and special sessions. The original version of that document stated that, by the 2017-2018 school year, local or regional boards of education, interdistrict magnet schools operated by regional educational service centers (RESC) and charter schools providing preschool programs must obtain accreditation for those preschool programs from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). We wish to clarify that summary to note that the legislation requires that, by the 2017-2018 school year, local or regional boards of education and RESCs operating interdistrict magnet schools, as well as charter schools operating preschool programs, must obtain NAEYC accreditation for those preschool programs.