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“7:20 To 6” School Set To Launch

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 28, 2014 5:01 pm | Comments (17)

Melissa Bailey Photo Mayor Toni Harp’s campaign pledge to bring a nearly 11-hour optional school day to Lincoln-Bassett School came true Monday, as the state announced it will help pay the bill.

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Elm City Charter Eyed For Futuristic “Conversion”

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 23, 2014 2:31 pm | Comments (17)

Melissa Bailey Photo Elm City College Preparatory Middle School has emerged as the most likely seat of an ambitious experiment to reinvent K-8 education with two-week-long student expeditions, daily martial arts, and a “huge” investment in technology.

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Teens On Bikes Sweep Newhallville

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 18, 2014 12:49 pm | Comments (6)

Melissa Bailey Photo Neighbors shut their doors to avoid confrontation as a pack of teenage bikers set upon Newhallville—armed with pamphlets about going green and saving money.

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Principal Cleans House, Charts Turnaround

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 18, 2014 8:45 am | Comments (6)

Melissa Bailey Photo At the new Lincoln-Bassett School, teachers will come early. Students will be invited to stay late. Class sizes will be smaller. Staff will use the Comer Method to help kids cope with trauma.

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Charter School Scales Back Plans

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 17, 2014 3:42 pm | Comments (9)

Melissa Bailey File Photo After firing their scandal-plagued management partner, Rev. Eldren Morrison and his colleagues hired a $150,000 school director and voted to open their new charter school next month anyway—with 120 instead of 225 kids.

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Women’s Fitness Mission Heads To Newhallville

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 15, 2014 3:06 pm | Comments (2)

“Strong is sexy! And I am sexy, baby!” shouted the women in Mubarakah Ibrahim’s early morning “boot camp” exercise class. By fall, more women may be shouting those phrases—in free classes at a new not-for-profit gym in Newhallville.

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Displaced Teacher Dance Begins

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 14, 2014 12:30 pm | Comments (25)

Melissa Bailey Photo Twenty-nine teachers are leaving Lincoln-Bassett and MicroSociety schools—some voluntarily, some not—to make way for slated overhauls of low-performing schools. Where will they go next?

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With Pasta & Baseball, Newhallville Bonds With Cops

by Liana Teixeira | Jul 14, 2014 11:13 am

Liana Teixeira photo When “Big Papi” hits a homer in Fenway Park, it might be good news not only for Red Sox fans, but for crime-weary neighbors 130 miles away in Newhallville.

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Park Will Boost “New Hamden”

by David Blumenthal | Jul 10, 2014 1:02 pm | Comments (3)

Barbara Vereen Photo Neighbors of an overgrown open space on Cherry Ann Street will soon have a safe place for their kids.

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Keys Lead To A Domestic

by David Blumenthal | Jul 7, 2014 2:10 pm | Comments (2)

David Blumenthal Photo Two cops patrolling a housing complex where someone shot at police a month ago found themselves not dodging bullets, but mediating a domestic quarrel involving car keys, toiletries, and crack cocaine.

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