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October 31, 2016

The Sheff Movement’s recent design challenge was featured in Achieve Hartford’s October 27, 2016 newsletter. Read the full article here.

March 26, 2016

Magnet Schools of America merit awards recognize member magnet schools/programs that demonstrate a high commitment to academic standards, curriculum innovation, desegregation/diversity efforts, specialized teaching staffs, and parent and community involvement. Here are Connecticut’s Schools of Excellence and Schools of Distinction for 2016:   2016 Schools of Excellence The Magnet School of Excellence is the top […]

January 28, 2016

ThinkProgress: Segregation Is Alive And Well In The Public School System, And These Students Are Dealing With Itby Casey QuinlanNovember 23, 2015© ThinkProgress HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT — The students of the Academy of Engineering & Green Technologies at Hartford High School are already giving serious thought to the kinds of careers they want to prepare for — […]

January 26, 2016

Where Hartford schools remain segregated by Jacqueline Rabe Thomas and Jake KaraJanuary 28, 2016© Trend CT The majority of children living in Hartford attend segregated schools, new data show. The schools remain segregated nearly two decades after the Connecticut Supreme Court ordered the state to eliminate the inequities caused by the isolation of black and Hispanic students in […]

New Data: Majority of Hartford schools still segregated by Jacqueline Rabe ThomasJanuary 21, 2016© Connecticut Mirror Nearly 20 years after the Connecticut Supreme Court ordered the state to eliminate the inequities caused from the isolation of black and Hispanic students in the capital city, the latest data show that the majority of Hartford’s children still attend segregated schools. Additionally, the new data show, promises made last […]

January 11, 2016

Think Progress: School Segregation Is Bad And Getting Worse, But It’s Supposed To Be Solved Voluntarilyby Casey QuinlanNovember 23, 2015© ThinkProgress Six decades after the Brown v. Board of Education decision that determined that segregating white and black children is unconstitutional, American schools are drifting back toward racial segregation. Across the country, schools are resegregating, with 53 percent […]