June 27, 2016

EDUCATION WEEK:
1 IN 4 TEACHERS MISS 10 OR MORE SCHOOL DAYS, ANALYSIS FINDS

“More than 6.5 million students in 2013-14 attended a school where at least half of teachers missed 10 days of school or more, according to the most recent estimate from the U.S. Department of Education…”

EDUCATION WEEK:
WHAT DIVERSE CHARTER SCHOOLS DO DIFFERENTLY

“With the arrival of charter schools in the early 1990s, skeptics predicted they would skim off the best and brightest students from traditional public schools, creating a two-tiered system…”

EDUCATION WEEK:
STUDY: CONNECTICUT RANKS 21ST IN COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY

"It is no longer possible to work one's way through state college without incurring debt, according to a new study on college affordability..."

Rob Kavaler

Rob joined GPS in June 2014, and brings his knowledge of graphic design, photography, social media and other digital media to the firm. Before joining the team, Rob worked as a freelancer for various businesses and organizations in the Greater Hartford area including The Open Hearth Association, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Center for Higher Education Retention Excellence (CHERE) and the West Hartford Summer Arts Festival. Kavaler has designed logos, event programs, brochures, newsletters, posters and other collateral materials. He has photographed events including news conferences, public hearings, concerts, theatrical performances and dance showcases. As a creative person he is always looking for a new challenge, enjoys working closely with clients and strives for the best quality in his work. Rob graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with a B.A. in Visual Arts, with a concentration in Digital Art & Design and a minor in Communication.