Education Matters

How is Hartford Faring Under the Statewide Standards?

Connecticut Next Generation Accountability System Background Per the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE)1: “Connecticut’s Next Generation Accountability System is a broad set of 12 indicators that help tell the story of how well a school is preparing its students for success in college, careers and life. The system moves beyond test scores and graduation…

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Liz Dozier Shares Two Big Ideas at Inspire Hartford

Hartford business leaders, non-profit partners, educators and students were among the 200 attendees at Achieve Hartford’s annual “inspiration”- raiser, Inspire Hartford.  Presented by UnitedHealthcare – and showcasing the work of students from the Academy of Engineering and Green Technology, Pathways Academy of Technology and Design, and Milner School – the Inspire Hartford event offered a…

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How Can Change Happen In Hartford?:

Can We Be the Change We Seek? “If students aren’t in school, they can’t learn.” The diagnosis was simple; the fix for many students in Hartford’s North End facing particularly difficult conditions and challenges…less so. That is, until a group of pubic-private leaders and organizations came together to offer a solution to this problem of…

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