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Hartford Regional School Choice Office

General Information


Connecticut’s State Department of Education (CSDE) created the Greater Hartford Regional School Choice Office (RSCO) in partnership with operator districts to conduct the Open Choice and magnet school lottery process in response to the Sheff v. O’Neil case (Milo Sheff, et al. v. William O’Neill, et al ) and the decision in 1997. RSCO supports the lottery and assists families interested in learning about how to apply for RSCO magnet schools and programs.

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What's Next

Apply to a RSCO magnet school or the Open Choice program

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Frequently Asked Questions En Español

Map of RSCO school locations


2018-19 RSCO CATALOG: English Español
Contents include:
- Lottery policies, guidelines and FAQ's
- School pathways and preferences
- Open Choice Program district and school descriptions
- Interdistrict magnet school descriptions


School choice legislation


Parent Information Center

Connecticut State Department of Education

Regional School Choice Office (RSCO)

450 Columbus Blvd, Suite P28

Hartford, CT 06103-1841

Phone: 860-713-6990


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