English Language Learners Report

In 2014–15, the Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving focused on the issue of English Language Learners (ELL)* through a series of forums. This report examines what they learned and highlights the opportunities and the challenges of increased cultural and linguistic diversity.

Change in the Land of Steady Habits

View the slide deck from CCP's April 30 Annual Meeting and Philanthropy Awards: Session 2, "Educational Equity in Connecticut Schools," presented by Susan Eaton, Research Director at the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School.

Connecticut School Integration: Moving Forward as the Northeast Retreats

Looking at the grim picture of central city Hartford and Bridgeport when desegregation efforts began and considering the odds against the creation of new models in a time when civil rights were shrinking, what has been accomplished in Connecticut is a victory over great odds. It is also an example of the way there can be change that expands the possibilities for all and enriches the communities.