Friday, May 18, 2018
CHEFA Awards FY 2018 Grants

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 Ma

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Hartford Foundation Sponsors Report on K-12 School District Regionalization

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.

Monday, April 9, 2018
How Lincoln Financial Actuaries Are Supporting Student Achievement in Hartford

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.