Spotlight Archive


Spotlight on Excellence: Family & Community Newsletter 5/29/19

A Message about the 2019-2020 School Year Budget from Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez Dear Families, Colleagues, Partners, and Friends, On May 21, 2019, the Hartford Board of Education voted to accept the Hartford Public Schools’ 2019-2020 Budget. I would like to thank the Board of Education for their support of the budget, and to reflect on […]


Finalists Chosen for 2018 Teacher of the Year

After an intensive screening and interview process, Hartford’s 2018 Teacher of the Year choice is down to three finalists.


Superintendent seeks harmony in Hartford

District leader steers schools toward equity and academic success 20 years after landmark court case (District Administration, 6/23/16). Read more…

By Luiselle Rivera | Spotlight Archive

Choice Corner May 5th 2016

Choice Corner May 5th, 2016 (The below is repeated information from above, in text form.) IMPORTANT LOTTERY UPDATE, CHECK YOUR INBOX! The Hartford District Choice and Regional School Choice Magnet & Open Choice lotteries are set to be conducted in mid-May.  Be sure that you keep an eye out for your placement information via email, […]


Choice Corner June 9th 2016

Choice Corner June 9th, 2016   THE HARTFORD DISTRICT & MAGNET, OPEN CHOICE LOTTERIES HAVE RUN! Applicants, the first round of both the HPS District and Magnet, Open Choice lotteries have run! Keep up to date with your inbox however, as both offices continue to place students throughout the summer.  Here are some important steps […]


Choice Corner May 19th 2016

Choice Corner May 19th, 2016 IMPORTANT LOTTERY UPDATE, APPLICANTS CHECK YOUR INBOX! Shortly both the RSCO Magnet and HPS District Lotteries will run!  The HPS Office of School Choice and RSCO Magnet & Open Choice Office will inform families of student placements for the 2016-2017 School Year.  Below are some important steps that you can […]


Choice Corner January 2016

Choice Corner January 2016 NEW EXTENDED LOTTERY DEADLINE!  Hartford District & Magnet lotteries are now open until February 29th! Don’t miss your chance to find a quality education for your children’s future.  Apply online today at       Join US For the Next District and Magnet HPS EDUCATION FAIR! Saturday, February 6—LAST FAIR […]


Choice Corner February 2016

Choice Corner February 2016 TIME IS RUNNING OUT, APPLY NOW!  Time is running out to choose the best school for your children and their FUTURE!  The Hartford District and Hartford Magnet/Open Choice lottery applications are set to close on Monday, February 29th.  Families should apply online and visit for more information!   Monday, February […]