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Jan
21

2-hour Delay Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Hartford Public Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay the morning of Tuesday, January 22, 2019. En el día de martes, 22 de enero, nuestras escuelas abrirán esta mañana con un retraso de dos horas.

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Jan
18

Focus-Group Opportunity for HPS 2016 – 2018 Alumni

Hartford Public Schools would like to hear from some if its 2016, 2017 & 2018 graduates to learn more about how prepared they felt for life after high school. We would like to invite you to participate in a 45 minute conversation about your experiences during high school and after you graduated to help us […]

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Jan
17

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Message from our Superintendent

Dear Hartford Public Schools Families, Colleagues, Partners, and Friends, The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. devoted his life to realizing the dream of freedom, equality, peace, and economic and social justice. At Hartford Public Schools, we are committed to advancing that dream by ensuring equitable access to education for all our beautiful and capable […]

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Jan
17

SAVE THE DATE: Hopes, Dreams & Vision: A Family Night

En español Join us on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. for an evening full of activities and information, including: A Visioning Exercise facilitated by Abdul-Rahmaan Nuhammad Presentation by guest speaker, Abdul-Rahmaan Nuhammad Fun activities for the whole family. Dinner will be served. Childcare for children 3 and up and translation services are provided. […]

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Jan
17

School Transitions Information for Families

To make the transition easier for families whose students are in schools that are transitioning as part of the District Model for Excellence improvement plan, we are announcing the following Family Information Nights at your current school and Open Houses at your new home school. For Family Information Nights, refreshments, translation services, and childcare for […]

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Jan
10

An Update on Hartford Public Schools Teacher Contract Negotiation

It is important to clarify that, HPS has not walked away from the negotiating table and continues to engage in productive discussions with the Hartford Federation of Teachers (HFT). The parties have been following the required negotiation timelines as outlined in the Teacher Negotiations Act (which began in October 2018) and engaged in statutory mediation, […]

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Dec
20

A Holiday Message from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez

Dear Families, On behalf of everyone at Hartford Public Schools, I would like to offer you our heartfelt season’s greetings and best wishes for the new year. I would also like to thank you for the hard work you do all year long for your students and their schools. As we begin our winter break, […]

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Dec
18

Students Teach School Leaders How to Code

On Thursday, December 13, 2018, students from Betances Early Reading Lab and Breakthrough Magnet School North visited Hartford Pubic Schools central office with a goal of teaching district leaders how to write computer code. The students were excellent teachers and the adults learned a lot in this tables-were-turned National Hour of Code engagement event. We thank the […]

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