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Empowering Educators to Achieve Breakthrough Results

Who We Are

The RISE Network is a community of educators working together to help Connecticut students achieve success in and beyond high school.


We partner with urban public school districts throughout Connecticut to improve student outcomes.

We collaborate across schools and districts to advance shared goals and scale results.



We connect educators to resources, information, and learning opportunities to promote innovation.

We improve graduation rates and ensure students are college and career ready.


Our Annual Report

Learn more about RISE’s impact and get inspired by compelling stories from our school and district partners.

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From Our Blog

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Across the RISE Network, CCR Summer Programs Help Students Prepare for Postsecondary Success

Students from across the network pursued opportunities to plan for their postsecondary endeavors by participating in educator-led college and career readiness (CCR) academies.

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RISE Back-to-School Tips for Students and Families

As we welcome students back to school, we are excited to share resources and tips that may support families and high school students as they prepare for the new school year.

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Reflections on a Summer of Network Learning

Over the course of our Summer of Network Learning, virtual RISE Network gatherings convened over 100 educators in conversations about summer programming, equitable grading practices, and sessions reflecting on the 2019-20 school year.

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Connecticut RISE Network Overview

Hear From RISE Educators

College and career readiness is really about making sure students are prepared for whichever path they choose.”

Abby Marcantonio, College and Career Coordinator Platt High School, Meriden, CT

See What We’ve Learned