August 1, 2017

CT Mirror:
Without A Budget, Malloy Says He Will Shift State Aid To Poorer School Districts

“With the first day of school quickly approaching, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday he will use his executive authority to shift state school aid from more affluent towns to better shield poor districts from cuts…”

Hartford Courant:
SAT Scores Improve Among Connecticut 11th-Graders, But Achievement Gap Remains

“Months after the No. 2 pencils were sharpened, the test results are in: Connecticut high school juniors showed growth in English and math during the statewide administration of the SAT this spring, an improvement tempered by the sobering achievement gap in one of the nation's wealthiest states…”

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.