A New Haven Celebration

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Amid a lineup of high-profile dignitaries speaking at the 2016 New Haven Promise Scholar Celebration, Southern Connecticut State University rising senior Jose Gutierrez may have made the biggest impression. Not only did he garner a standing ovation, he also drew … Continue reading

Long-Time Friends To Share Legacy Award

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New Haven Promise’s Legacy Award — which was established last year — is now annually awarded to a Scholar who has recently graduated from college and has demonstrated a deep commitment to their studies, fellow Promise scholars and the City … Continue reading

Transforming An Urban School System

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Both New Haven Promise and School Change reforms are making progress towards their goals, according to an independent study conducted by the RAND Corporation. Dr. Gabriella C. Gonzalez, a RAND sociologist, presented the near-term findings of “Transforming an Urban School … Continue reading

“We Want You Back”

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Most of the members of the largest New Haven Promise cohort yet — 191 in all  — discovered a recurring theme at the high-energy fourth annual Scholar Celebration Thursday night at the Omni New Haven Hotel: “We want you back.” … Continue reading

Promise Pioneer To Be Awarded

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Priscilla Maldonado — the first New Haven Promise Scholar to earn a four-year degree — will earn yet another first on Thursday night at the New Haven Promise Scholar Celebration at the Omni New Haven Hotel. She will become Promise’s … Continue reading