Teaching and Learning

Dec
18

Community Update from the Superintendent

December 17, 2020 Dear Families, Teachers, Staff, Partners and Friends, The safety of our students, staff, and families remains our first priority. I’m writing with an update that addresses some of the most common questions about our learning models, health and safety, and supports. Much of this information has been shared previously in family letters, […]

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Dec
18

Student Access & Equity

View the Student Access & Equity infographic below and here. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hartford Public Schools has had to reinvent  how we deliver teaching and learning and supports for all our students. We are grateful for the partnership with our families and your efforts to keep students engaged and learning during […]

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Dec
18

HPS Receives Grant from Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Hartford Public Schools has been selected by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation to receive the “Supporting Districts Addressing Two Pandemics” grant. This one-year, $250,000 grant supports school districts that serve communities with large numbers of Black and Brown children and their families impacted by COVID-19. These funds will help address the complex interrelated problems posed […]

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Dec
17

ICYMI: a Learning Session about PreK Academics & English Language Arts Grades 6-12

On Thursday, December 17, 2020, Hartford Public Schools Family and School Partnerships presented a Family Learning Session about PreK Academics and the Seesaw learning platform, and English Language Arts for Grades 6-12, in English and in Spanish. You can watch the videos and explore the informational presentations here. English Language Arts for Grades 6 – 12 […]

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Dec
16

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship Application Now Open!

Each year the Hartford Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. selects up to four African-American young women to receive a scholarship based on the applicant’s academic achievement and community involvement. In addition to receiving the initial award, scholarship recipients enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited four year college who maintain a […]

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Dec
15

Virtual Family Literacy Night

R.J. Kinsella Magnet School of the Performing Arts had a virtual literacy family night on December 16, 17 and 18 sponsored by Kinsella Arts Incorporated. This program was for kindergarteners through fifth grade students and their families to enjoy stories and activities with guest authors and teaching artists. The purpose was to share quality learning […]

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Dec
11

Join Us for a Learning Session about PreK Academics & English Language Arts Grades 6-12

Hartford Public Schools Family and School Partnerships presents a Family Learning Session about PreK academics and the Seesaw platform, and about English Language Arts for Grades 6 through 12, on Thursday, December 17, 2020; PreK from 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM, and Grades 6-12 English Language Arts from 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Interpretation in […]

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Dec
10

ICYMI: A Public Session about the FY 2021-22 Budget

On December 8, 2020, Hartford Public Schools Family and School Partnerships presented the fiscal year 2021-2022 Budget Engagement Sessions in English and in Spanish. Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez and Acting Chief Financial Officer Dave Fleig as they review the Hartford Public Schools budget development process and preliminary information about the FY 2021-2022 budget. You can watch […]

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