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December 2016

Hartford Courant:
 Connecticut IB Academy teacher named exemplary high school educator (12/5/2016)

CSDE Release:
 Commissioner Wentzell celebrates computer science education week at Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (12/5/16)

CT Mirror:
Hartford schools still segregated; some progress made (12/1/2016)

Manchester Community College Release:
Great Path Academy student to participate in Dec. 5 White House summit (12/1/2016)

CSDE Release:
2nd RSCO fair of '17-'18 lottery application season Saturday, Dec. 3 (12/1/2016)

November 2016

Hartford Courant:
Discovery Academy Teaches Kids Robotics (11/2/16)

CSDE Release:
 1st RSCO fair of 2017-18 lottery application season Saturday, Nov. 5 (11/2/2016)

April 2016

U.S. News & World Report: 
Connecticut IB Academy (#1), Aerospace and Engineering (#2), University High School named top CT high schools (April 2016)

Holocaust escapee visits Classical Magnet School (4/18/16)

March 2016

Magnet Schools of America (MSA):
Magnet schools offered through the RSCO lottery recognized as 2015-16 Merit Award winners (March 2016)

February 2016

CSDE Release:
Final Week for RSCO Lottery On-Time Applications (2/24/16)

CNN: School integration: What helps kids the most? (2/10/16)

January 2016

Hartford Courant:
Event Heralds Extra Month To Apply For School Choice Lottery (1/30/2016)

CSDE Release:
 Fourth RSCO Fair of Lottery Season Jan. 9 (Issued 1/5/16)

December 2015

WFSB's Better CT:
RSCO Lottery and Greater Hartford School Choices (12/4/2015)

CSDE Release:
Third RSCO Fair of Application Season Saturday, Dec. 5 (12/1/2015)

November 2015

Hartford Courant:
Greater Hartford School Choice Fair Set For Nov. 14 (11/11/2015)

CSDE Press Release: RSCO Fair Nov. 14, 2015 (11/10/2015)

Providence Journal: Race in R.I.: Hartford magnet schools experiment (11/9/2015)

CT Mirror:
School desegregation: will focus shift from magnets to suburbs? (11/3/2015)

CT Mirror: School choice, luck determine odds of magnet placement (11/3/2015)

August 2015

Hartford Courant:
New Discovery Academy Building Opens In Wethersfield (9/3/2015)

CIBA, Open Choice Districts On Newsweek Top High Schools List (8/19/2015)

Hartford Courant:
Crash Tests Hartford Students Enrolled In Safety Program (8/3/2015) 

July 2015

Coram Deo Recovery:
 CT River Academy Community Garden Project

May 2015

NPR: Initial Round, 2015-16 RSCO Lottery Conducted May 15 (5/26/2015)

Fox CT: CREC Ana Grace Academy Raises $8000+ (5/26/2015)

Huffington Post Live: CREC, How Schools Are Desegregating

April 2015

Hartford Courant: Breakthrough Magnet School Wins National Award (4/29/2015)

U.S. Department of Education: HPS Academy of Engineering and Green Technology Named Green Ribbon School (4/22/2015)

NPR: Connecticut Magnet Schools (4/10/15)

UCLA’s The Civil Rights Project: CT’s Schools Growing More Integrated (4/9/2015)

February 2015

CT Mirror: $20 million agreement will expand school choice to desegregate Hartford schools (2/23/2015)  

January 2015

New York Times Editorial: Fighting Racial Isolation In Hartford (1/31/2015)