by Jim Boucher and Elizabeth Horton Sheff
October 16, 2014
© Connecticut Mirror
When the Sheff v. O’Neill case was filed, the goal was to bring equal educational opportunity to Hartford children who were forced to attend high poverty, racially isolated schools with inadequate resources, decrepit physical facilities, and poor academic outcomes.
This policy brief provides an in-depth look at the system used for lottery preferences for regional integration programs (interdistrict magnet schools and the Open Choice program) in Greater Hartford. We believe that the preference system for student admission needs to be more transparent. The State needs to work with school providers to make this a […]