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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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Ed Studies Junior Research Plan – SR

Ed Studies Junior Research Plan Name: Savahna Reuben Major(s)/Concentration: Education – Single-sex Education Last updated: 1) What is your proposed research question, and how is it significant to educational studies, broadly defined? In which ways does private, single-sex education influence … Continue reading

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Protected: Final Web Essay: Diversity in Hartford Area Magnet Schools

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Protected: Question 6: What Proportion of Children in Major Connecticut Cities Attend Charter Schools and Inter-District Magnet schools located in those cities?

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School District ‘Cracks Down’ on Student Residency

Saundra Foster, mother of Trevor Foster, sent her son to Bloomfield High School because he was not getting the education he needed while he was enrolled in the Hartford school system. “[Trevor] got into so much trouble with the Hartford … Continue reading

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Protected: Q7-2: Racial Minority and Poverty Status: The Sheff Goal During the 2010-2011 School Year

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Revision: Correlation is not Causation

Correlation is NOT the same as Causation People often mistakenly believe that students who go to schools that are higher scoring must have gained more education at that school. In reality this confusion leads readers to think that attending high … Continue reading

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Educators, Policy Creators and History Makers Come Together for a Conference Seeking Integration Within Education

  Last weekend, educators, policy creators, and history makers gathered for the, “Where Integration Meets Innovation” conference, organized by One Nation Indivisible, and in collaboration with the Sheff Movement Coalition. The conference was a two-day event, hoping to bring public … Continue reading

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Harnessing Diversity’s Potential: Employing Student-Centered Learning and Technology to Achieve Equity

On Friday night, November 8th the two-day school integration conference in Hartford held an open panel at Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker titled, “Harnessing Diversity’s Potential: Employing Student-Centered Learning and Technology to Achieve Equity and to Build 21st … Continue reading

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Integration Meets Innovation Conference

On Friday November 8th, the Hartford Public Library hosted the “Where Integration Meets Innovation” conference organized by One Nation Indivisible and the Sheff Movement Coalition. During the conference, a panel of six, which included Elizabeth Horton Sheff, Martha Stone, Dennis … Continue reading

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Learning How to Create Safe Space for Discussions about Race

Saturday, November 9, 2013 An intimate group of parents, educators, and community activists sat in a sunny classroom on the Learning Corridor’s campus to learn how to create and promote effective dialogue about race and identity in their respective communities. … Continue reading

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Alex Knopp discusses Hartford’s progress since 1989

This past Friday, November 8, One Nation Indivisible, a two-day education integration conference, hosted a lunch and panel discussion at the Hartford Public Library entitled “Brown v. Board of Education for a New Generation.” Prominent education activists, lawyers, and professors … Continue reading

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Robert Cotto Jr.’s Vision for Education in the Hartford Region

On November 8th 2013, held a luncheon for the school integration conference “Where Integration Meets Innovation” (by the group One Nation Indivisible)with panelists discussing the progress in educational equality and the changes being made to keep education equal for all today. … Continue reading

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Citywide Conference Teaches Attendees About Montessori Schools

HARTFORD, CT- Friday marked the beginning of a two-day conference hosted by One Nation Indivisible, an organization dedicated to form and sustain integrated schools and communities across the nation. The conference–”Where Integration Meets Innovation” was designed to bring together activists, … Continue reading

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Integration Meets Innovation Conference: Saturday, Nov. 9

On the morning of Saturday, Nov. 9th, I attended the opening plenary of the Integration Meets Innovation conference, which was titled “Building the Beloved Community: Policy, Practice and Renewed Purpose in a Diverse Nation”. The panel consisted of Dennis Parker, … Continue reading

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Exercise 8 One Nation Indivisible

Cities, Suburbs, Schools 11/9/13 Last Friday, November 8, I was able to attend a conference titled Where Integration Meets Innovation.  This conference was held at the Hartford Public Library and its main purpose was to aid in the Sheff Movement … Continue reading

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