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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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Protected: Q1: Does it Take a Court Order to Desegregate Connecticut Schools?

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