How could there be so much buzz about a new school option when it doesn’t even exist yet? How can the founders of this neighborhood school feel so much hope, when already so much effort toward neighborhood schools in Hartford continues to come up short? In the narrative below, we examine a movement building around a group of advocates hoping to be awarded a charter from the State to open a school in North Hartford called Community First.
“As an educator with more than 25 years of experience working with children in Hartford, I have come to understand that two of the greatest issues in our education system today are the lack of direct community involvement and a school’s ability to meet the needs of the whole child…”
Please join Community First School as we begin a video series to address the current quality gap in Hartford education and our vision for change, utilizing local community assets and recognizing the greatness within each child!
Please join Community First School for the second video in our series to address the quality gap in Hartford education and our vision for change! In this episode Tim Talks about the CFS model and how it will end the achievement gap for North Hartford children.