August 18, 2017

Hartford Courant:
Malloy’s New State Education Aid Plan Cuts Or Eliminates Funding To 139 Municipalities

“With the state budget crisis approaching its third month, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy released a new, temporary funding scheme that shifts education aid to schools serving Connecticut’s neediest students while eliminating funding entirely for dozens of other districts…”

Hartford Business Journal:
CT Education Tech Plan Sets New Five-Year Goals

“The Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology has revealed a five-year plan to promote digital learning, technology infrastructure and data and privacy in the state…”

Waterford Patch:
Massive Education Cuts Proposed By Malloy To Hundreds Of CT Towns

“Gov. Dannel Malloy’s new municipal aid plan will eliminate the education cost-sharing grant to 85 municipalities, reduce it to 54 others that have a greater reliance on state funding and hold the state’s poorest communities at recent levels…”

NBC Connecticut:
State Plans Funding Cuts For Dozens Of School Districts

“Gov. Dannel Malloy has announced changes in state funding for education in the absence of a state budget, which will result in less funding for 54 school districts and no Education Cost Sharing Funding for 85 towns…”

CT Mirror:
Malloy Would Reduce, Dramatically Redistribute School Aid In October

“Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would reduce grants to school districts by 28 percent in October — if no state budget has been adopted —  and would dramatically shift funding away from wealthy and middle-income communities and into poorer ones…”

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.