September 29, 2016

EDUCATION WORLD:
CONNCAN’S JENNIFER ALEXANDER: 'WE DIDN’T NEED A JUDGE TO TELL US TO DO WHAT’S RIGHT’

“Despite Connecticut’s education issues being well-known by advocates for years—decades even—it took until just this month for such issues to enter the national conversation, and in turn to become a central focus of education reform in general…”

BOSTON GLOBE:
A STERN WARNING FROM THE CONNECTICUT BENCH

“The recent frank rebuke to the Connecticut public school system from a state judge should reverberate in Massachusetts. Connecticut’s unequal public education system is not so different from that of Massachusetts, where per-pupil funding and education outcomes vary widely from district to district. Massachusetts lawmakers know they have a problem on their hands with the current public education funding formula, which has not kept up with the needs of schools…”

NEW TIMES:
EDUCATION FUNDING A HOT TOPIC AT DANBURY CANDIDATES FORUM

“The state’s formula for dispersing education funding emerged as critical campaign topic at a candidates’ forum Thursday night at Western Connecticut State University…”

HARTFORD COURANT:
RULING OUTRAGES FAMILIES OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

“Four-year-old Gwendalyn DeLancy has a constellation of cognitive and motor issues as well as cortical visual impairment, a neurological problem that has diminished her ability to see…”

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.