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Summer Communications Intern

Achieve Hartford! is looking for an energetic and talented individual with a passion for writing and/or videography storytelling and interest in education to join us as a Part-Time Project Based Communications Intern.  Achieve Hartford! invites undergraduate students with an area of study in communications, journalism, public relations or marketing to apply for the internship. Students…

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Urban Students Provide Quality Talent Pipeline

For the average small and large businesses located in Greater Hartford, the notion that their future workforce will come from graduates of urban high schools is often more of a hypothetical scenario than a reality. But what if a business had a partner agency that worked with urban youth … Read the whole story.

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Report Encourages Hartford To Offer More Support To Principals

After noticing a spate of principal vacancies, Achieve Hartford! reviewed school system data and found that about 16 percent of city principals left between 2012 and 2014, including five people who became central office administrators elsewhere. That’s better than the national turnover rate for principals, a quarter of whom leave their jobs each year, according…

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Hartford Families Need Some Sheff Course Corrections

Paul Diego Holzer Connecticut is not alone in having so many dramatically different communities abutting each other, just a few minutes and miles separating them into their small towns, suburbs and densely populated cities. Throughout U.S. metro areas, thin lines on the map reflect a wide, national divide.  Fortunate students who attend the highest-performing schools…

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