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Job Post: Financial Controller - United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut

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07/11/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- The United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut is seeking a Controller who would be excited by working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities and identifying innovative ways of leading the charge of accurate fiscal reporting in a transparent and accountable manner. 

New Reach Out and Read Research Underway in Connecticut

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07/05/2018

MIDDLETOWN, CT -- Reach Out and Read has launched a new research study being conducted in Connecticut. Thanks to the generous support of The Grossman Family Foundation, and The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr/ U.S. Bank Foundation, the study, "Rx for Success: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Technology-Based Dialogic Reading Training Incorporated into the Reach Out and Read Program" started enrolling families in April of 2018.

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Danbury Early College Opportunity Program at Danbury High Gets $30K Grant

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06/15/2018

DANBURY, CT -- The Danbury Early College Opportunity (DECO) program at Danbury High School has received a $30,000 grant from the Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF). The grant will give students in the program access to course programming that will help them in their pursuit of an Associate Degree in Computer Information Sciences.

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CHEFA Awards FY 2018 Grants

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05/18/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- CHEFA, The Connecticut Health and Educational  Facilities Authority is pleased to announce the FY 2018 Nonprofit Grant Program award winners.  The CHEFA Board of Directors met on May 16, 2018 and voted to award $1,048,238 in grant

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Hartford Foundation Sponsors Report on K-12 School District Regionalization

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05/15/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- As Connecticut continues to respond to budget challenges and declining school enrollment, some school districts have been considering regionalizing their K-12 education services as a way to reduce costs. In an effort to get a clearer understanding of the potential educational and community impacts of school and district regionalization, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has sponsored a comprehensive analysis of the impacts of K-12 regionalization to help inform those efforts. The literature review focuses on what is known about the effects of K-12 regionalization on education expenditures and educational achievement, based on recent empirical studies.

How Lincoln Financial Actuaries Are Supporting Student Achievement in Hartford

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04/09/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- A new collaborative effort between Hartford Public Schools (HPS), and Achieve Hartford’s ALL IN! is analyzing what prevents students from persisting to high school graduation and to a successful college experience. Through the initiative, actuaries from Lincoln will analyze student data from two sources: the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) and HPS data spanning from 2009-2016. They will then create a predictive model so that interventions and targeted support can be created to increase the likelihood that Hartford students will complete college.

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