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At Lincoln-Bassett, A Fresh And Colorful Start

by Jordi Gassó | Aug 15, 2014 7:50 am

Jordi Gassó Photo Streaks of green, violet and vermillion adorned a wall in Room 118. The variegated mural, of seven human figures raising their arms toward the sky, seems to pulsate with kinetic energy — a tie-dye starburst of color.

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8 Vie To Buy City-Foreclosed Homes

by Paul Bass | Aug 8, 2014 3:05 pm | Comments (13)

Paul Bass Photos Michael Collins and Dee Johnson were glad to hear the city’s finding a buyer to rescue a vacant house on their block—and they hope the right kind of buyer ends up with it.

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ConnCAT Signs 3-Year Deal To Help Steer Lincoln-Bassett “Turnaround”

by Staff | Aug 4, 2014 2:13 pm

Paul Bass File Photo An ambitious youth arts-enrichment center based at Science Park is opening an outpost in Newhallville to help lead an experiment in reversing the fortunes of a struggling school.

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Winfred Rembert Comes Home

by Melissa Bailey | Aug 1, 2014 2:17 pm | Comments (3)

Melissa Bailey Photo Fresh from a national film tour and dinner with Jimmy Carter, Winfred Rembert is preparing to display his colorful carved-leather scenes of cotton-picking and chain gangs to a hometown audience.

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“7:20 To 6” School Set To Launch

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 28, 2014 5:01 pm | Comments (21)

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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