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SMSA Co-Op Players Buy Into System, Qualify For Playoffs

November 17, 2017, 12:04 pm
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

When Kevin Quinn took over as head coach at the SMSA-led co-op, he inherited a program that had gone 1-9 the year before and had never posted a...

Radio Broadcast Booth, TV Studio In Design Plans For Weaver

November 16, 2017, 4:08 pm
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

A radio broadcast booth, a TV studio and four arts studios will be included in the $133 million Weaver High School when it reopens after renovation, according to architectural designs presented to the public this week.

Montessori can level the playing field for low-income kids

November 8, 2017, 9:48 pm
Outlet: Dallas Morning News - Online

This is one of many studies indicating that in good, authentic Montessori environments (the Hartford public schools were accredited by the Association Montessori Internationale, known for high-fidelity programs), children's outcomes are better.

Hartford Students Race to the Finish Line on Medal Day

November 8, 2017, 5:15 pm
Outlet: Patch

Nearly 600 students from Hartford attended the event. Participating schools included: Annie Fisher STEM Magnet, Batchelder School, Betances STEM, Breakthrough II North, Breakthrough Magnet South, Burr Community School, Env. Sciences at Mary Hooker, M

Starting School In Connecticut After Hurricane Maria

November 7, 2017, 2:00 pm
Outlet: WNPR-FM Online

We discuss how school districts are helping students from Puerto Rico adjust to school in their new town.

500 kids fleeing Hurricane Maria’s wrath now in CT schools

November 6, 2017, 3:28 pm
Outlet: Connecticut Mirror, The

At least 500 children who fled hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico are now attending public schools throughout Connecticut.

After Leaving Puerto Rico, First Day Of School In Hartford

October 31, 2017, 3:12 pm
Outlet: WNPR News

It's 7:00 am, and Joemar Class is dressed in his new Bulkeley High School uniform. His older brother William already finished school in Puerto...

Displaced By A Hurricane? Here Are Resources From Hartford

October 27, 2017, 12:32 am
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

Hartford leaders announced resources Thursday for Puerto Rican families and others displaced by recent hurricanes Let's say you have secured a plane ticket out of Puerto Rico and are arriving at Bradley International Airport with little more than

Hartford's McDonough Students, Principal Dance-Off For Puerto Rico Relief

October 21, 2017, 2:10 pm
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

Eighth-graders at Hartford's McDonough Middle School organized a danceathon Friday to raise $3,000 to aid Puerto Rican families devastated by Hurricane Maria An hour after Friday's dismissal, Principal Bethany Sullivan was leading a conga line of