September 8, 2016

HARTFORD COURANT:
LEGISLATURE MUST DRAFT A NEW DEAL FOR CT EDUCATION

“In a broad and lucid indictment of the funding system for education in Connecticut, a state Superior Court judge had the wisdom and courage to call it what it has become: befuddled, misdirected and irrational…”

NBC CONNETICUT:
UNION LEFT SCRATCHING HEAD FOLLOWING EDUCATION LAWSUIT RULING

“The 40,000 member Connecticut Education Association's leadership has far more questions than answers following a judge's ruling yesterday saying the way the state funds local education is inadequate…”

CT POST:
AFTER RULING ON SCHOOL FINDING, OFFICIALS PONDER NEXT STEP

“The lengthy to-do list the state has been ordered to implement within 180 days — make state school aid fair, raise graduation standards, revamp special education and revise teacher evaluations — has some lawmakers wondering if there is the time and political will to get the job done…”

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.