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Aug
12

Join the “Stomp the Violence” Back to School Event

Please join Hartford Proud for an engaging dialogue between our police & Hartford residents as we strive to build relationships, mutual understanding, network with local organizations, see a basketball tournament, and live performances by Hartford’s Proud Drill, Drum, & Dance Corp. Terry Starks Hartford’s Proud 69 Mansfield Street Hartford, CT 06112 (860)913-8282

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Jul
05

Hartford Family Seeks Support to Cover Child’s Funeral Costs

(Tuesday, July 5th, 2016)  Hartford Public Schools kindly invites you to support this funding request on GoFundMe:  https://www.gofundme.com/2chhwb7n The English interpretation of the GoFundMe page is below: Relatives of Janselyz Barbosa Torruellas, the 6 year old girl killed in Gurabo, thanked the people of Puerto Rico for their expressions of love and solidarity. “On behalf […]

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Jun
29

Hartford Public Schools’ Executive Director of Planning & Partnerships Michelle Puhlick Named a “Students at the Center” Distinguished Fellow

The Students at the Center initiative at Jobs for the Future is excited to announce the inaugural cohort of Students at the Center Distinguished Fellows. The fellows are a diverse group of nine leaders in policy, practice, and research from around New England, each selected for their vision, contributions, and impact in the student-centered learning […]

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Jun
10
Jun
09

R.J. Kinsella Magnet School of the Performing Arts Wins 2016 Arts Integration Award from Arts Schools Network

The Arts Schools Network Board of Directors has selected Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Arts as the recipient of the 2016 Arts Integration Award. This award is presented to a school that has demonstrated leadership in bringing arts integration strategies into the curriculum. This school has an outstanding record of supporting such approaches as: dedicating […]

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Jun
09

#teens4citizenship—June, 2016 “The Importance of Learning about Citizenship”

L&G capstone seniors with citizenship outreach postcards L&G senior citizenship capstone presentation It is common knowledge that many American families are descended from, or are currently, immigrants or refugees.  And yet our public schools spend precious little time teaching about the actual citizenship process.  A typical civics curriculum usually covers more abstract topics such as […]

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Jun
09

HARTFORD NAMED A NATIONAL PACESETTER FOR EARLY EDUCATION WORK

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 27, 2016 — Hartford is one of 38 communities in the country recognized as a 2016 Pacesetter by the national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading for “leading by example” to solve one or more of the challenges that can undermine early literacy—school readiness, school attendance and summer learning. The Hartford Campaign for Grade-Level […]

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Jun
09

High School Student Hopes New App Will Make Hartford Safer

Red this Hartford Courant story and watch the video to learn about HMTCA's award-winning Lady Phoenix Student App-building team and the tragic occurence that inspired the creation of their app. http://www.courant.com/education/hc-trinity-mobile-apps-0525-20160525-story.html

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