Charter Awareness Day 2018: Gov. Malloy says charters are ‘moving the entire educational system forward’
In an impassioned acceptance speech before the crowd at Charter Awareness Day 2018, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy, recipient of the 2018 Torchbearer Award, urged lawmakers to treat public charter schools fairly, instead of "penalizing (them) because (they’re) doing such a great job."
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Ahead of NECSN’s second annual Charter Awareness Day in Hartford, Julio Fuentes, President and CEO of Hispanic CREO, sat down with our team to share his experiences working on behalf of Hispanic children in Florida and across the country. Below are highlights from the interview, which you can listen to in full on The Grade, NECSN’s podcast.
Nearly all of Connecticut’s public charter schools were represented at the Capitol in Hartford this week for the second annual Charter School Awareness Day, hosted by the Northeast Charter Schools Network (NECSN).
Connecticut is nearing the 20th anniversary of its charter school law, and the day was celebratory, as parents, students, and educators had a chance to share their stories and experiences with law and policy makers.Read more
Our second episode! Jess and Joe are joined by Mike and Jose from our CT team to talk Charter Awareness Day in Hartford.
And a special guest is in the house! The team is joined by Julio Fuentes, President and CEO of Hispanic CREO (the Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options), who will be joining parents and educators at Charter Awareness Day. Julio stops by to speak about about the importance of education reform around the nation, parent advocacy and more!