Education Matters

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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Nearlies

Many of us may be familiar with the popular idiom, “a day late and a dollar short” by way of a personal experience. The heart ache from this teachable moment is tinged with a sense of injustice knowing that if you had only acted sooner, an opportunity for reward would not have been missed. Richard…

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Can an Art Exhibition Lead to a Better School?

Daiana and I felt like fish out of water when meeting with Amanda Roy, community programs manager at the Greater Hartford Arts Council.  But when the idea formed for putting on a Weaver High School Redesign-themed art exhibition, we knew we needed a little guidance. Up until now, engagement efforts around the redesign of one…

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