Month: October 2013

Dedicated Research Cluster Takes First Key Steps Toward Goal of Closing Resistant Achievement Gap

October 22, 2013

The enormous challenge of closing the gap between successful, high-performing students and the often multi-challenged, low-performing ones won’t be overcome by one, large sweeping change, but many small, effective, and strategic ones. “We’re excited and determined to discover the smallest changes that can have the greatest and most durable results,” said the Neag School of […]

Hartford Public Schools and Neag School of Education Partner in Educational Leadership Program

October 22, 2013

Hartford Public Schools and UConn’s Neag School of Education have signed an agreement to collaborate in preparing a select number of Hartford teachers for careers as school principals. The agreement creates a tailor-made principal certification program called Preparing Leaders for Urban Schools (PLUS) that addresses leadership competencies and challenges that are specific to the Hartford […]