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Capitol Region Education Council

Press Room


For Press inquiries:
Hilda Muñoz
Communications Specialist
Central Office: (860) 509-3663

For other information:
Aura Alvarado
Director of Communications and Community Relations
Central Office: (860) 524-4065
Cell Phone: (860) 490-9676

Recent Press Releases

CREC Metropolitan Learning Center Hosting 12th Annual Abolitionist Fair

(Bloomfield, CT) One fact about human trafficking that resonated with 14-year-old Matthew Carrier, a freshman at the CREC Metropolitan Learning Center, is that the practice happens in Connecticut. It’s the reason he and a classmate are researching sex slavery for the 12th Annual Abolitionist Fair, taking place Thursday, March 16, 2017 at MLC.“I like to focus on what happens around me because I feel it has a bigger ...

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CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering Advances to 2017 CIAC Boys Basketball Semifinals

(Hartford, CT) The CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering Boys Basketball Team defeated the Creed High School Howling Wolves 62-46 in the 2017 CIAC Boys Basketball State Championship Class S quarterfinals on Monday night, advancing to the semifinals on Wednesday. The CREC Aerospace Jets are scheduled to face off against the top-seeded Westbrook High School Knights at 7:00 p.m. at Hand High School, 286 Green Hill Road in Madison.The Jets, in only their third season p...

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CREC Two Rivers Magnet High School to Merge with CREC Academy of Science and Innovation

Due to the current State of Connecticut fiscal crisis, the State Department of Education and the State Department of Administrative Services have decided to cancel construction of the new CREC Two Rivers Magnet High School that was planned in Bloomfield. As a result, the Two Rivers High School facility in Hartford will close with all existing students merging with our CREC Academy of Science and Innovation in New Britain. The consolidation will be effective for the 2017-2018 school year. CREC Tw...

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High School Sophomores and Juniors Invited to Apply for Leadership Training Program, Trip to Colorado

– CREC is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Capitol Region Interdistrict Leadership Academy (CRILA), a yearlong program for sophomores and juniors that includes a weeklong trip to Colorado. This highly successful and challenging Academy, going into its 12th year of operation, has provided leadership experiences and service learning opportunities to over 400 students in the Greater Hartford area. Applications are due Friday, March 17, 2018.Students accepted to the 2017-2018 Academy...

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