Paula Altieri Named CFO of the Year By The Hartford Business Journal
Hartford Public Schools’ Chief Financial Officer, Paula Altieri, who gained national recognition for developing a new student-based budgeting approach, in which “the money follows the child” to the school he or she chooses to attend, has been named 2013 CFO of the Year for nonprofit organizations by the Hartford Business Journal.
Board of Education Approves Magnet School Plans for High School, Inc. & Capital Community College Senior Academy
The Hartford Board of Education voted on November 25th to approve the creation of two new magnet schools that were proposed as part of the state’s negotiated settlement with the plaintiffs in the Sheff v. O’Neill desegregation case.
The board also established a process for selecting a neighborhood school to receive significant amounts of funding as a state Lighthouse School, if it is redesigned with a proven high-performing educational program.
Five City Schools Send Delegates to Model U.N.
A record 62 high school students from Hartford Public Schools join more than 700 of their colleagues from across the state on December 6th as delegates to the annual Model United Nations Plenary Session, sponsored for more than 60 years by the World Affairs Council of Connecticut.
The session took place Friday, Dec. 6, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave. in West Hartford.