Category: Students


Board of Education Names New Interim Chief Academic Officer

November 16, 2017

The Board of Education appointed Craig Creller as the district’s interim chief academic officer Tuesday night. Creller will serve in the role for the remainder of the 2017-18 academic year. Creller has served as the district’s K-12 mathematics instructional specialist for the past seven years. He is currently enrolled in the Neag School of Education Superintendent Leadership program at the University of Connecticut.



Desegregated, Differently

October 20, 2017

Half of Hartford’s schoolkids attend integrated schools, thanks to a legal strategy that might work elsewhere. Here, doctoral student Robert Cotto is interviewed on the desegration case Sheff v. O’Neill. “Choice Watch,” a report he published in 2014, is also cited.








UConn ScHOLA2RS House Students Experience Brazil

June 8, 2017

Led by Erik Hines, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, students and faculty advisors from University of Connecticut’s ScHOLA2RS House traveled to the Bahia region of Brazil this spring to learn about the low access rate to higher education among Afro-Brazilian adolescents. Hines is the faculty advisor for the ScHOLA2RS House Learning Community.