As parents, we all want what’s best for our kids. Choosing the right high school for your teen can be tough—almost as tough as raising a teenager! You want your child to flourish, develop their identity, and discover their life’s … Continue reading How to Choose the Right High School for Your Teen
We live in a fast-paced, ever-changing world. And within it, there are many great technologies that have helped advance the world of education. Today, students are granted the opportunity to learn with the innovative tools, resources, and programs — right … Continue reading Technical High School vs. Technology High School: What is the Difference?
As a parent of a teen, or even a teen yourself, you already know how important high school can be. The bonds made with peers, the academics that capture interests and spark investigations, the extra-curricular activities, clubs, and sports; these … Continue reading 4 Alternative High School Options for Your Teen in Connecticut
We live in a fast-paced, ever-changing world. And within it, there are many great technologies that have helped advance the world of education. Today, students are granted the opportunity to learn with innovative tools, resources, and programs – right in … Continue reading Technical High School vs. Technology High School: What is the Difference?
Making the decision to attend a high school magnet program is a big step in helping set your teen up for future success. Once you have made this decision, the question then becomes what high school magnet programs are available … Continue reading What to Look for in a High School Magnet Program
Connecticut River Academy (CTRA), a Goodwin College magnet school, offers a theme-based, early college program for ambitious high school students. Connecticut River Academy is similar to a STEM high school, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. You might … Continue reading Why a Theme-Based or STEM High School is a Great Choice for Teens
On September 29, the U.S. Department of Education announced that LEARN, the Regional Educational Service Center (RESC) for southeastern Connecticut, will receive almost $15 million in a grant to expand school choice programs throughout the region. The Magnet Schools Assistance … Continue reading Goodwin College’s Connecticut River Academy Among Schools to Benefit from Grant
Getting a head start on college while in high school is a proactive way to set your teen up for a successful career. Even if your child is in the last years of middle school, or if you are re-thinking … Continue reading Why Take College Courses in High School?
Since 2014, travelers passing through East Hartford on Route 2 see a magnificent, new, four-story building situated right on the banks of the Connecticut River. If they take the exit to Riverside Drive, they can follow walkways leading to a … Continue reading Connecticut River Academy: Focused on Bright Futures