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Hartford Schools Set to Begin Play in Girls Basketball State Tournament

February 23, 2017, 4:03 pm
Outlet: Patch

A total of 41 schools from Hartford and Tolland counties will be participating: 14 in Class LL, six in L, nine in M and 12 in S.

Monday's Scholastic Sports Recap - Hartford Schools

February 23, 2017, 4:01 pm
Outlet: Patch

Here are Monday's results for teams in Hartford and Tolland counties.

Taking a closer look at Hartford's Regional School Choice Lottery

February 23, 2017, 10:13 am
Outlet: WTIC-TV Online

Hartford parents Susannah and Frank Marchese are anxiously awaiting the school lottery results for their 10-year-old-daughter, Nola, who will be entering sixth grade in the fall.

Malloy Tells Local Leaders They Don't Have To Enforce Federal Immigration Law

February 22, 2017, 11:39 am
Outlet: Hartford Courant, The

As President Donald Trump moves forward with a campaign promise to crack down on undocumented immigrants, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is reminding school...

Hartford Schools Chief Presents Plan To Repair Reporting Practices

February 22, 2017, 7:48 am
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

A somber city school board adopted an action plan Tuesday night that pledges to repair widespread chasms that have allowed suspected abuse and neglect of students in the Hartford Public Schools to potentially go unreported for years.

Hartford Schools Will Fix Abuse Reporting

February 18, 2017, 11:04 am
Outlet: Hartford Courant, The

Families deserve to know that when their children arrive at school they are arriving at sanctuaries, places of safety and learning, places where the student voice is championed and the adults are trustworthy guardians of their integrity.

In 'Hidden Figures,' Inspiration For Hartford Girls On School Field Trip

February 18, 2017, 5:06 am
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

Cavana Carey, a senior at Bulkeley High School who wants to be a pediatrician, has fielded doubts and low expectations over what her future holds.

Hartford's Classical Magnet School is preparing students for college

February 16, 2017, 9:20 pm
Outlet: WTIC-TV Online

Shakira Perez, 12th grade British literature teacher and her student, Marissa, stopped by FOX 61's Good Day Connecticut to talk about what makes Classical Magnet School unique and sets it apart from other magnet schools in the area.

Richard McHugh on teaching in Hartford: ‘We are a second home for many’

February 12, 2017, 5:00 am
Outlet: Connecticut Mirror, The

Richard McHugh teaches in an inner-city public school where boarded-up houses are the view from his classroom, police sirens often interrupt...

Hartford Library Branch Set To Open In West Middle School

February 9, 2017, 5:05 am
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

After five years of planning and preparations, the Mark Twain Branch of the city's public library is set to open at a refurbished location inside the West Middle Community School.