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Puerto Rican Evacuees Become College Mentors At Bulkeley

April 29, 2018, 5:37 pm
Outlet: WNPR News

Communications major Marivelisse Acosta attends Central Connecticut State University. But on Wednesday night, she stood in the cafeteria of Hartford’s Bulkeley High School, contemplating what to say as a mentor to the school’s displaced students from

At Hartford School, Welcoming Puerto Rican Evacuees Is Personal

April 23, 2018, 10:51 pm
Outlet: WNPR News

A sprightly “Good morning!” awaited students and parents who approached Sanchez Elementary School on the Friday before spring break.

Teen Makes First Donation To Hartford Public Schools

April 11, 2018, 1:20 pm
Outlet: NewsDog

They made their first drop off to the Hartford Public Schools, on March 24, by bringing 20 boxes of donated sports equipment to Nicole Porter, Hartford's athletics operations manager.

Robotics Teams Square Off At Hartford Public

April 10, 2018, 1:35 am
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

Rarely has Hartford Public’s gymnasium been so full on a Sunday, or a crowd so rollicking as the one that cheered, chanted and roared as robots...

Sixty-Nine Academies in the NAF Network Reach Distinguished Level – NAF's Highest Level of Achievement

March 27, 2018, 3:43 am
Outlet: WLWC-TV Online

Sixty-nine academies in the NAF network have reached Distinguished level and in total, more than 100 have reached Model level on NAF’s annual assessment, delivering high quality educational experiences for high school students across the nation.

Listen To Students, Watch Warnings on Social Media

March 23, 2018, 1:54 am
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

Speaking at a roundtable on school safety Thursday, Alexa Marotta, a junior at Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy, said it is important to go beyond knowing the difference between a Code Red and a Code Yellow.

In Aftermath Of Hurricane Maria, Hartford Educators Say They Need More Help

March 20, 2018, 8:19 pm
Outlet: WNPR News

It's mid-March and Hartford Public High School teacher Bridget Allison goes over essay-writing tips for her fourth-period class. After a while, she...

In a heavily Puerto Rican city, schools scramble to help students displaced by hurricane

March 19, 2018, 5:40 pm
Since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico last year, more than 24,000 students have left for the U.S. mainland and more than 400 came to Hartford,...

How School Walkouts Test Student Rights And School Responsibilities

March 15, 2018, 2:06 pm
Outlet: WNPR-FM Online

Wednesday morning, at 10 o'clock, students at schools across the country will walk out of their classrooms. The plan is for them to leave school — or...