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Hartford Promise Scholars Find Success In First Year Of College

September 18, 2017, 3:43 pm
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

Tiffany Escribano has been looking out for her fellow students since her days at Law & Government Academy at Hartford Public High School. Now, a student at UConn, she wants to develop skills to take care of those in need.

The Hartford Celebrates 70 Years of Junior Fire Marshals

September 15, 2017, 1:28 am
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

In honor of its 70th year of teaching kids about fire safety through the Junior Fire Marshal Program, the Hartford Insurance Group announced a $20,000 donation split between the Hartford Fire Department and the Hartford Public Schools.

Bells ring in Hartford's new school year

August 30, 2017, 2:46 am
Outlet: WFSB-TV Online

Another school year kicked off for Hartford Public Schools on Tuesday morning, this time without a state budget.

Rawson school in Hartford ready for the first day

August 30, 2017, 12:41 am
Outlet: WFSB-TV Online

Tayarisha Stone, principal of the Rawson elementary school in Hartford, said her school is ready for the first day.

Hartford students get a big reception on first day of school

August 29, 2017, 11:29 pm
Outlet: WTIC-TV Online

For the third year, kids at Martin Luther King Jr. School were greeted by the community initiative, "Calling All Brothers" where hundreds of men from the business world, military and public service encourage students on the first day of classes about

A back to school greeting for students in Hartford

August 29, 2017, 10:25 pm
Outlet: WTNH-TV Online

The first day of school turned out to be quite the event in Hartford.

On First Day of School, Men from Community Greet Students

August 29, 2017, 7:49 pm
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

Kimron Dixon had an extra reason to wake up early for Tuesday’s first day of school in the city.

A Call For Perseverance In 'Challenging Times'

August 29, 2017, 2:44 am
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

In the capital city, public school teachers can often be counted on to preach perseverance when students encounter the unpredictability of life.