Teaching and Learning

Apr
15
Apr
14

Breakthrough Magnet Schools North and South Named National Magnet Schools of Excellence

Breakthrough Magnet School North and Breakthrough Magnet School South have been named National Magnet Schools of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools.   Breakthrough Magnet Schools, South and North are both character education themed schools with a unique set of core values which promote resiliency, self-regulation, integrity, […]

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Apr
09

Betances STEM Student is 2019 White House “Easter Egg Roll” Artist

On Monday, April 22, 2019, President Donald Trump and the First Lady will host the 2019 White House Easter Egg Roll. The Easter Egg Roll dates back to 1878 under the Administration of President Rutherford B. Hayes. On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, CONGRATULATIONS to Betances STEM Magnet School for being selected to […]

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Apr
07

In Light of $100 Million Investment; Hartford Public High School Students Talk Re-engagement

On April 5, 2019, Ray and Barbara Dalio of Dalio Philanthropies joined Gov. Ned Lamont, First Lady Annie Lamont, and leaders in the General Assembly to make the announcement. This is in an effort to raise $300 million over the next five years. Lamont said the state will match the $100 million from Dalio Philanthropies, and […]

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Apr
01

April Autism Awareness Month!

April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2nd is World Autism Day, which we can celebrate by wearing blue. Please understand:  Autism is a neurological variation that occurs in about one percent of the population  Neurodiversity is a concept and social movement that advocates for viewing autism as a variation of human wiring, […]

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Mar
28

Hartford Public Schools Hosts Student-Centered Learning Showcase

Hartford Public Schools hosted a Student-Centered Learning Showcase on March 26, 2019 at CPBN in Hartford, CT.  Students & teachers from Hartford Public Schools’ High School Centers of Innovation guided participants through experiences in Technology, Portfolio Projects, Discourse, Making SCL Public, Media Production, Student News, Internships, and Education & Devices. Supported by a partnership with […]

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Mar
28

HPHS & Pathways Academy Robotics Team Brings Home Prestigious Award

The Birds of Prey Robotics Team 181, the team– comprised of students and mentors from Hartford Public High School’s  Academy of Engineering & Green Technology, Pathways Academy of Technology and Design,  and Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy– earned the prestigious Engineering Inspiration award at the New England District event held at Western New England University […]

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Mar
22

Hartford Public Schools Offers Learning Series to Support Praxis II Mathematics Content Knowledge Test Takers

In accordance with Public Act No. 18-34 (effective July 1, 2018), certified teachers need-only pass the Praxis II Mathematics Content Knowledge Test to be issued the 029 Mathematics, 7-12 cross endorsement. The Hartford Public Schools Department of Mathematics is offering a professional learning series to support certified teachers and substitute teachers in passing the Praxis II […]

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