Last week, the state Department of Education announced that more Hartford Public School students attend racially diverse schools than ever before. More than twenty years after the landmark Sheff v. O’Neill case, the city is finally making headway toward its goal of desegregating capital city schools — but there is more to the story. As… Continue reading State Announces Hartford Desegregation Victory, But Is it Really A Victory?
Maybe we should forgive Jon Pelto for forgetting what “executive session” means. After all, he hasn’t been relevant for a few decades. The excitable-if-not-precisely-accurate politician-turned-activist blogger has been yammering on for weeks now about a Hartford Board of Education executive session during which the subject was to be Capital Prep Founder and Principal Dr. Steve… Continue reading Hartford BOE Relies On Reason And Rules, Thank Goodness