by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 23, 2015 4:09 pm | Comments (8)
City officials returned from a New York City field trip with ideas for revamping New Haven’s alternative schools.
by Paul Bass | Apr 23, 2015 8:24 am | Comments (4)
When Chaz, Chazz, De’Arie, Mike, and Chris heard that a train had killed their star point guard, they decided it was time to suit up.
Only this time they weren’t suiting up to shoot hoops. They planned a way to remember Greg “Buckets” Jones—and keep alive a dream they all shared.
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 22, 2015 4:33 pm | Comments (3)
The city’s largest group of public school students will have two sets of eyes watching out for signs they might slip into trouble.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 20, 2015 11:02 am | Comments (4)
Kimberly Sullivan has a lot of opinions on education policy to share with the district. But she said she would prioritize the voices of her student constituents if elected to serve on the Board of Education.
As the board moves to include two non-voting high-school student members, Sullivan is the only one so far to throw her hat in the ring.
by Paul Bass | Apr 14, 2015 8:06 am
A crowd stormed City Hall again—this time not to protest or counter-protest, but to dive into books and hugs.
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 13, 2015 3:11 pm | Comments (1)
With bags of books in hand, 300 people knocked on the doors of Newhallville neighbors to talk about literacy.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 10, 2015 3:20 pm | Comments (1)
Shaina Blumell is the first person in her family to apply to college, and she learned the basics of applying for financial aid from an app—which she shared with her classmates at Career High School.
by Paul Bass | Apr 9, 2015 8:13 am
A mayor known for her red dress jackets teamed up with a pooch known for his red fur to promote a common cause—getting kids to read.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 1, 2015 12:32 pm | Comments (4)
When Laura Cross was asked to put together an after-school program for Nathan Hale School just before the fall semester, she got on the phone and started building a coalition of parents to help run it.
by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 30, 2015 4:24 pm | Comments (4)
A new charter school’s relationship with wary neighbors has improved—and the school is looking to stick around longer than originally planned.