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  • August 28, 2014

    School Report Cards: ConnCAN grades every public school in Connecticut

    “These report cards offer bright spots where educators are proving every day that if given the opportunity and support, every child can succeed academically.” -- Jennifer Alexander, chi...

  • August 18, 2014

    ConnCAN on Commissioner Stefan Pryor

    “We applaud Commissioner Pryor’s efforts to ensure that all children are prepared for college and a good career.” -- Jennifer Alexander, chief executive officer at ConnCAN Hartfo...

  • August 12, 2014

    ConnCAN CEO urges candidates to keep education as a priority

    As Republicans elect their candidate for governor during Tuesday's primary, ConnCAN CEO Jennifer Alexander urged all candidates to keep efforts to improve public education as a priority. “As...

  • August 11, 2014

    ConnCAN on changes to state charter school policy

    “We must hold true to the basic premise of public charter schools: tough accountability in exchange for the flexibility needed to deliver results for kids.” -- Jennifer Alexander, chief...

  • August 06, 2014

    State Board unanimously approves revised BTWA charter

    ConnCAN CEO Jennifer Alexander testified Monday, encouraging the State Board of Education to approve a revised charter for New Haven’s Booker T. Washington Academy. “I come before you ...

  • August 04, 2014

    ConnCAN supports Booker T. Washington Academy’s Revised Charter

    “The Booker T. Washington Academy will offer children and families in New Haven new opportunities to get a great education. We encourage the State Board of Education to approve the revised ch...

  • 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...

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