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Parents and teachers listen to a presentation on PCB's at Clark Elementary School in Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

PCB Cleanup: Hartford’s Clark Elementary School To Be Closed A Year

“We were not going to take any risk with our kids.”


Hartford Superintendent Beth Schiavo (Courtesy Hartford Public Schools)

Hartford Superintendent Report: Improve Communication, Student Performance

A report released today by the Hartford Public School system focuses on several areas officials say are vital to the progress of the 22,000 children they serve.



Doc Hurley Tourney Canceled

The Doc Hurley Basketball Classic, a fixture in Hartford for nearly four decades, won’t happen this year. Those who run the foundation missed a deadline to provide proof of insurance and to pay down at […]


McDonough Expeditionary Learning School. Photo from Hartford Public schools web site.

Two Hurt In Partial Ceiling Collapse At A Hartford School

Two people were injured this afternoon, when part of a ceiling came down in a Hartford middle school.


The newly-renamed McDonough Expeditionary Learning School.  Photo courtesy of the Hartford Public Schools.

Unusual Teaching Approach In Hartford School

The McDonough school will be the first in the state to use the expeditionary learning model.


(Photo Courtesy Hartford Public Schools

Hartford Schools, University of Hartford To Collaborate

Hartford’s public schools and the University of Hartford are collaborating on research and education.