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Summer Communications Intern

By Nyesha McCauley | May 22, 2018

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…

Paul Diego Holzer Joins Comcast Newsmakers

By Nyesha McCauley | May 9, 2016

Achieve Hartford provides education advocacy rooted in the belief that strong schools leads to a strong future. Executive Director, Paul Holzer, joins Newsmakers to discuss how critical shared responsibly is when it comes to educating our children.  

Urban Students Provide Quality Talent Pipeline

By Nyesha McCauley | November 30, 2015

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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INFOGRAPHIC: Why We Need Hartford as a Talent Hub

By Achieve Hartford | May 30, 2018

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How is Hartford Faring Under the Statewide Standards?

By Achieve Hartford | May 30, 2018

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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How Lincoln Financial Actuaries are Supporting Student Achievement in Hartford

By Achieve Hartford | April 9, 2018

What if there was a way to analyze what prevents students from persisting to high school graduation and to a successful college experience?  And what if educators could put interventions in place to give students timely, targeted support to increase the likelihood that they’ll complete college? A new collaborative effort between Hartford Public Schools (HPS),…

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Achieve Hartford! Issues Statement on the Resignation of Hartford Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez

By Nyesha McCauley | September 9, 2016

Hartford, Connecticut (September 9, 2016) – Achieve Hartford! issued a statement today on the abrupt resignation of the Hartford Superintendent. Yesterday’s announcement by Superintendent Narvaez of her resignation sent a shock wave throughout our school system and our community.  While the tendency right now would be to let the resignation of our city’s education leader…

Achieve Hartford! Urges Legislative Action To Make New State School Finance Equity Ruling Stick

By Nyesha McCauley | September 8, 2016

Hartford, Connecticut (September 8, 2016) – Achieve Hartford! announced today it stands behind yesterday’s call by Hartford Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher for a complete – and long overdue – re-do on school financing in our state, which he correctly identified as riddled with policies “so befuddled or misdirected as to be irrational.” Here is…

Achieve Hartford! Inaugural event – Inspire Hartford

By Nyesha McCauley | February 1, 2016

Achieve Hartford! is excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for Inspire Hartford, a celebration of the city’s highest achievers—it’s students. Attendees will experience an education transformation and see 21st century learning in action as they support improvement in Hartford’s schools. This inaugural event will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at…