On Dec. 11, 2016, The New Haven Register published an article on the potential for public charter schools in the city to collaborate as “laboratories of innovation” with traditional public schools, and cited ConnCAN:

Jennifer Alexander, CEO of the pro-charter educational advocacy group Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now, told the Register in August that she believes autonomy and a freedom to create were one of the biggest selling points in the founding of the charter movement.

“I think that the intention of charter schools, both in Connecticut and nationally, was to create schools that were freed from systems and rules that might bind other schools, were highly accountable for results and could innovate to best meet the needs of their kids,” Alexander said at the time.

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