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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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Resources for High School Teachers & Counselors

We recognize that our terrific partners and RISE educators are dealing with tremendous uncertainty around what the rest of this school year will look like. At RISE, we want to do our very best to support teachers and counselors as you work to provide students with online instruction and support.

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Recursos Para Estudiantes y Familias de Escuelas Secundarias

A medida que los detalles rodeando la pandemia de COVID-19 evolucionan rápidamente, queremos hacer todo lo posible para conectarlos con los recursos y la información que pudiera ayudarlo a usted, a su familia y a su comunidad escolar.

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Resources for High School Students & Families

As the details surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly evolve, we want to do our very best to connect you to resources and information that may be a support to you, your family, and your school community.

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Connecticut RISE Network Overview

Hear From RISE Educators

“Core to the RISE Network strategies is a belief in the power of our students to do exceptional things”

Nate Quesnel, Superintendent East Hartford Public Schools

See What We’ve Learned