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Sheff in the News

November 14, 2007

Official Seeks More Power In Sheff Case by Rachel Gottlieb Frank Courant Staff Writer November 14, 2007 ©The Hartford Courant The state education commissioner would like the legal authority to force suburban districts to accept students of color from Hartford, he testified Tuesday in the ongoing hearing on the Sheff v. O’Neill desegregation lawsuit. During […]

November 10, 2007

Open Dialogue On Sheff by Stan Simpson November 10, 2007 ©The Hartford Courant The excuses have certainly mounted about why there hasn’t been more suburban school engagement in Open Choice – an inclusion program that transports Hartford students to suburbia to get them a better education. Class size issues. Enrollment increases. Paltry state tuition reimbursement. […]

November 9, 2007

Money Should Follow City Kids To Suburbs by Rick Green November 9, 2007 ©The Hartford Courant We’ve got over 100,000 seats in public school classrooms in suburbs around Hartford and there’s room for just 1,000 city kids. One percent. That’s so pathetic it’s embarrassing to even say. But as the Sheff school desegregation case is […]