Former Hartford School Superintendent Anthony Amato Dies

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In 2000, Hartford school superintendant Anthony Amato shows his approval while viewing the results of the Connecticut Mastery Tests in his office. The city’s schools made dramatic gains in reading and math that could lift Hartford out of last place in the state. (Bob MacDonnell / December 2, 2013)

Anthony Amato, the former school superintendent who vowed more than a decade ago that Hartford would “never be last again” in test scores, died Monday. He was 66.

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