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Kathy Megan

Kathy Megan

  • Know the deadlines and apply on time for the best possible chance. The on-time deadline for applications for the magnet and Open Choice program is Jan. 31, 2022. The early application deadline for the Connecticut Technical Education and Career System High Schools is Jan. 10, 2022.
  • In 1996, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in the case, with Chief Justice Ellen Peters writing for the majority: “Every passing day denies these children their constitutional right to a substantially equal educational opportunity.” Peters wrote that the court was confident that the “appropriate remedies can be found and implemented in time to make a difference before another generation of children suffers the consequence of a segregated public school education.” But while the court identified the problem, it did not define a solution. Instead, it simply directed state lawmakers to come up with a plan to reduce the racial isolation of Hartford students.