The coronavirus crisis is showing us how regional approaches work; it’s time to apply those lessons to urban schools

Hartford Courant OpEd
May 11, 2020

… fundamental educational inequities, the state’s failure to create more opportunities at high quality, integrated schools has sustained a pattern in which the districts with the poorest students and the least empowered parents go without.

This situation would be unimaginable were it regarding students from Glastonbury, Westport or Simsbury. A good part of the failure is the result of the state’s reluctance, for the last 25 years since the Connecticut Supreme Court mandate, to pursue regional solutions that would benefit thousands more students…

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