April 27, 2017

The Politic:
Education Interrupted: Expelled And Suspended Students In Connecticut Fall Behind

“In Connecticut, when students misbehave, many teachers send them home or to in-school suspension. According to a report by Connecticut Voices for Children, a nonprofit organization that promotes the wellbeing of children through research and advocacy, children enrolled in Connecticut schools in 2006 and 2007 missed over a quarter of a million days combined due to out-of-school suspensions…”

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.