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
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.
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.
WHAT: Read Across America Day 2018
WHO: United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut and Hartford Public Schools
HARTFORD, CT -- Across the nation, educators are placing greater emphasis on finding ways to authentically engage families and surrounding school communities in the support and expansion of educational opportunities for students Thanks to a recent
Funding to Provide 120 Books for United Way Read Aloud Event
WINDSOR, CT -- Thanks in part to a Family and Community Partnership Plan funded by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the Windsor Public Schools district continues to see an increase in student achievement. This initiative, funded with $334,690 from the Hartford Foundation this year, is designed to help the district to partner with families and community stakeholders in support of raising student success.
HAMDEN, CT -- The William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund is seeking a Communications Assistant to develop and identify fresh content through opportunities with current grantees and peer organizations in Connecticut's equity ecosystem.
DANBURY, CT -- Danbury’s Park Avenue School’s early reading scores show an increase of more than 10%, and for students involved in interventions by United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) that increase was more than 30%.
DANBURY, CT -- Danbury’s Promise for Children Partnership in conjunction with the United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) is proud to announce a Community Report Out event on January 23, 2018, at 8:00 am in the Community Room of the Danbury Police Headquarters.