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Steve Perry

CNN Education Contributer, Founder of trendsetting Magnet School and advocate for Public School Reform

About Steve Perry

Dr. Steve Perry's heart pumps passion and produces positive change. Featured in CNN's Black in America series, Dr. Perry is the most talked about innovative educator on the scene today. Perry is the founder and principal of what U.S. News and World Report has cited as one of the top schools in the country, Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut. Capital Prep has sent 100% of its predominantly low-income, minority, first generation high school graduates to four-year colleges ...

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Dr. Steve Perry founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut, where 100% of his graduating seniors and go on to 4-year colleges and universities; U.S. News and World ...


Dr. Steve Perry is a strong advocate of personal responsibility in all aspects of life. As a motivational speaker he emphasizes the social issues in the community with messages that aim at building up both ...

Effective Student Engagement

Dr. Perry knows in order for students to be successful in the competitive global economy, there must be a system in place to engage, develop and improve their performance. He will give simplistic and direct ...

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Man Up by Steve Perry
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Your powerful presentation encouraged and challenged us to examine the state of our city's focus on education and make a difference in the lives of children and families. Your remarks--profound and poignant--served to challenge the audience.

Stephanie A. Hightower, President - Columbus Urban League

It is difficult to express in words the impact Dr. Perry had on our Empowerment Day. His message was so real and needed in Columbus at a time such as this that he received a standing ovation at the completion of his speech.

Kesha Garrett
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Huffington Post: Powerhouse Principal Dr. Steve Perry Shares His Thoughts

Article from Huffington Post by Earl Martin Phalen: CEO, Reach Out and Read & Founder, Summer Advantage USA Dr. Steve Perry is the founder of the phenomenal Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut. Recognized by U.S. News and World Report, 100 ...

Steve Perry Interviews Arne Duncan On Need For Minority Teachers

America needs a more diverse teaching force, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says. In an interview with CNN's Steve Perry, Duncan addressed the lack of minority and male teachers and the government's efforts to address the issue. According to Duncan, African-American and ...

Steve Perry Talks Education with Larry King, Michelle Rhee & John Legend

Education leader and motivational teaching speaker Steve Perry was recently on Larry King Live to discuss the state of education. He was joined by musician John Legend and Michelle Rhee, the former chancellor of Washington DC's public school district. Watch below in three parts: For more information on how to ...