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Draft Junior Research Plan

Ed Studies Junior Research Plan Name: Ambar Paulino Major(s)/Concentration: English/Educational Studies/ African American Studies Minor Last updated: December 9th, 2013 1)  What is your proposed research question, and how is it significant to educational studies, broadly defined? How has the … Continue reading

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Op-Ed Revision

Each day, we are bombarded by numbers in the media through the many facts and figures given to us by the news and other articles. Although statistical studies have become a prominent feature throughout our daily lives, most citizens, and … Continue reading

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Samuel Cullers Housing Discrimination Case, 1954-1957

               Samuel J. Cullers (right) and Corneal A. Davis, Hartford Redevelopment Project Model. Connecticut History Online  In 1955 the principal planner for the Hartford Redevelopment Agency applied to rent a two-room garden apartment from … Continue reading

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Op-Ed Revision: Choice Schools May Not Be as Simple as They Seem

In an increasingly large and metropolitan city, Hartford’s educational inequality issues are anything but simple. Sheff v. O’Neill, Connecticut’s 1996 State Supreme Court ruling which found that the extreme racial and ethnic isolation of Hartford schools was unconstitutional, left the … Continue reading

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“On Behalf of All Our Children”: The 1996 Appeal of Sheff v. O’Neill

“On Behalf of All Our Children”: The 1996 Appeal of Sheff v. O’Neill  The landmark court case charged with creating quality and integrated schooling in the Hartford area has been a labor of love on behalf of many and a … Continue reading

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