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Experiment shows challenges, rewards of diversity

March 29, 2017, 12:17 am
Outlet: Baltimore Sun Online, The

Twenty years ago, public education in Baltimore and this New England capital had much in common.

3 Hartford teens earn admission, full scholarships to Trinity College

March 24, 2017, 3:13 am
Outlet: WTIC-TV Online

Hard work really did pay off for three Hartford teens who attend the Global Communications Academy.

Stallings Replaces Wareing As School Board Chairman

March 22, 2017, 2:05 pm
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

The city board of education got a new chairman Tuesday night: Craig Stallings, a tax professional known for his impassioned speeches, often in defense of Hartford neighborhood schools.

Young Service Corps Help Neighbors After Storm

March 16, 2017, 2:21 pm
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

After graduating from Hartford High School last summer, Joshua Graham found himself lifting boxes at a warehouse job.

Educators Prepare for Immigration Agents at the Schoolhouse

March 8, 2017, 6:56 pm
Outlet: New York Times, The

“As a Latina myself, this is personal,” Ms. Torres-Rodriguez said. “And on a personal level, I wanted to be very proactive.”

Former Hartford gang member becomes a Peacebuilder

February 28, 2017, 10:31 am
Outlet: WTIC-TV Online

Janet Rice works in Hartford schools trying to prevent kids from turning to gangs and violence.

Where busing works

February 25, 2017, 7:34 pm
Outlet: Christian Science Monitor Online, The

Inside the darkened auditorium, a velvet curtain is pulled back to reveal a hand-painted backdrop of a red-hued African savanna.

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...

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.

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...