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  • July 23, 2014

    ConnCAN CEO to appear on WNPR’s ‘Where We Live’

    ConnCAN CEO Jennifer Alexander will appear as a guest on WNPR’s “Where We Live” at 9 a.m. Thursday. Audience members are invited to call into the show and part in the conversatio...

  • July 21, 2014

    ConnCAN Condemns the actions of FUSE

    “We must tighten up accountability and transparency rules so this never happens again, at any public school.” -- Jennifer Alexander, chief executive officer at ConnCAN Hartford, Connec...

  • July 18, 2014

    Charity Navigator gives ConnCAN a high ranking

    ConnCAN was recently rated by Charity Navigator, the industry standard for measuring the efficiency, transparency, and financial health of nonprofit organizations, receiving an overall three out of...

  • July 11, 2014

    Testimony: 'Our focus must never waver'

    ConnCAN CEO Jennifer Alexander spoke Wednesday before the State Board of Education on the subject of public charter school laws and regulation in Connecticut. “Our focus must never waver fro...

  • June 30, 2014

    It’s Time to Improve Connecticut’s Public Charter School Law

    “Charter schools, like all public schools, should be congratulated for their successes and held accountable for their failures.” -- Jennifer Alexander, chief executive officer at ConnCA...

  • June 26, 2014

    We need to raise the bar for everyone

    Today, Connecticut’s Common Core Implementation Task Force released a final report, detailing recommendations for effective statewide implementation of the Common Core State Standards. The r...

  • June 11, 2014

    Court Ruling Affirms Value of High-Quality Educators

    A California judge ruling on a landmark lawsuit has ruled in favor of nine student plaintiffs, affirming that all kids should have access to great educators, regardless of race or family income. L...

  • June 06, 2014

    ConnCAN Policy Brief Examines Charter Laws and Funding

    ConnCAN has released an in-depth policy brief on laws surrounding charter schools in Connecticut, particularly regarding Bridgeport. Four new state charter schools were approved earlier this year ...

  • June 06, 2014

    State BOE approves 1,000 new seats in public charter schools

    The Connecticut State Board of Education has approved a 14 percent expansion in the number of available seats in public charter schools, growing access for 1,000 additional students. Funding for t...

  • May 27, 2014

    Analysis shows disparity in academic performance across Connecticut

    “This analysis should serve as a call to action. We must give all our kids the tools they need to succeed, to ensure Connecticut is a place where people want to live, work, and invest in thei...

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