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Hartford school district snares $380K foundation grant

February 14, 2018, 10:01 pm
Outlet: Hartford Business Journal Online

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded a $380,000 grant to the Hartford public school system to support family and community partnerships.

Remigino To Be Honored At Hartford Public Feb. 17

February 10, 2018, 12:22 am
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

Lindy Remigino, the 1952 Olympic gold medalist and a long-time teacher and cross country and track coach at Hartford Public High School, will be honored Feb. 17 by the Hartford Public Athletic Hall of Fame at 6:30 p.m.

Betances STEM Students Fly on Simulator

February 6, 2018, 10:56 pm
Outlet: WTIC-TV Online

Students at Betances STEM School in Hartford are learning about physics and flying through what is essentially a video game.

Why I Voted To Consolidate Hartford's Schools

January 28, 2018, 4:22 pm
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

Hartford's education system has reached a point where it cannot provide the kind of neighborhood school safety net to our students that is available to so many others around the state. That's why I joined the unanimous vote of the city school board T

School Consolidation Is The Right Step

January 25, 2018, 4:07 pm
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

The Hartford school board's unanimous vote to consolidate schools was more than just a good decision - it was a vote of confidence in new Superintendent Leslie Torres-Rodriguez that points to a promising future for the district. Enrollment has bee

Hartford Public Honors Three Of Its Best: Camby, Nash, Adams

January 20, 2018, 4:02 pm
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

The two taller visitors to the Hartford Public High School boys' locker room looked the part of professional basketball players, but Michael Adams, he had some explaining to do. “You went D-I?” a Hartford Public player asked the diminutive guard s

Influx Of Puerto Rican Children Stretches Hartford School Resources

January 7, 2018, 4:26 pm
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

A close-up look at how the influx of hundreds of students from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico is affecting day to day operations in Hartford, particularly at McDonough School It was just before Christmas and Zoraida Soler was talking New Year's res

Hartford Schools Welcome Adults From Puerto Rico

January 2, 2018, 12:43 pm
Outlet: WNPR News

KendraLiz Gonzalez had been in cosmetology school for only two months when Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico, destroying her school.

Why We Must Consolidate Schools

December 20, 2017, 4:27 pm
Outlet: Hartford Courant Online

On Tuesday, I presented the Hartford school board with a plan to redesign the city's school system. It proposes fewer but better schools and fiscal resources focused where they belong - on our students.