May 1, 2017

CT Mirror:
Malloy: Legislature’s School-Funding Proposals Not Aggressive Enough

“The plans released last week by Republicans and Democrats to overhaul how schools are funded are too tame, says Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Currently, two-third of the state’s primary education grant goes to the state’s 30 worst-performing districts. Malloy, a Democrat, proposed in February rerouting $231 million in state education aid to the state’s 30 worst performing school districts by eliminating or drastically cutting aid to better-off districts starting in the next school year. Republicans and Democrats rejected that approach and instead released plans that would put the state on the path to funding the state’s Education Cost Sharing formula as it was intended....”

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.