Stefan Pryor

New England News
4:38 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Conn. Gov. Malloy And Outgoing Edu. Commissioner Appear Unified

Gov. Dannel Malloy (D-CT)
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Governor Dannel Malloy is praising Connecticut's education commissioner for doing "great work," rejecting suggestions he asked Stefan Pryor to announce plans to seek another job.

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New England News
12:14 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

CT's Outgoing Education Leader Recognized For Work Ethic During Difficult Times

Connecticut's Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor speaking to fellow educational and school leaders Tuesday.
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School leaders in Connecticut met for their annual back to school kickoff meeting Tuesday, one day after the state’s education commissioner announced he would not be seeking a second term.

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New England News
4:02 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Conn. Educational Leaders Meet One Day After Commissioner Announces Plans To Resign

Connecticut's Commissioner of Education Stefan Pryor speaks to state educational and school leaders at an annual school year kick-off meeting one day after he announced he would not seek a second term.
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Educational leaders in Connecticut met Tuesday morning for an annual meeting to kick off the school year. It came one day after the state’s education commissioner announced he would not seek another term if Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy were to be reelected in November.

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New England News
6:04 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

Pryor Won't Serve 2nd Term As CT's Education Chief

Connecticut's Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor at the microphone
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The commissioner of Connecticut's Department of Education says he won't serve a second term should Gov. Dannel Malloy win re-election.

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New England News
7:44 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Conn. Education Test Scores Show Mixed Results

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Results from statewide student tests conducted in 2013 are mixed, with data showing Connecticut's achievement gap between wealthy and poor communities widening in some cases while narrowing in others.

But Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor said Tuesday there are signs that some of the public education initiatives spearheaded two years ago by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy are working. He pointed to improvements in student performance at four historically low-performing schools that are now part of the so-called "Commissioner's Network" and receive additional support.

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