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YouthStat Kids Start Careers At Summer School

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 31, 2015 2:03 pm

Aliyya Swaby Photo Shanequa Arnold’s summer CPR training allowed her to spring into action when she saw a man get shot Wednesday.

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Hard-Eyed Dewey Devotee Left Mark On City Schools

by Jack Gillette | Jul 28, 2015 1:08 pm | Comments (5)

I recently heard the news that Sam Nash had died. I was deeply saddened to hear the news even though I knew Sam had been ill for a long time and had never fully recovered from his wife Lola’s death a number of years ago.

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Ed Board Candidate Touts Policy Over Politics

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 22, 2015 3:35 pm | Comments (4)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Nitza Diaz “hurts” to see English language learners (ELL) struggle to grasp the material, because she was there, too, as a teenager from Puerto Rico. She said she’s running for the Board of Education elected position in part to make the district’s ELL policies more consistent across all schools.

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HSC, Fair Haven Get New Principals

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 21, 2015 9:18 am | Comments (8)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Following an expedited search process, the Board of Ed unanimously voted in new principals for Fair Haven School and High School in the Community (HSC).

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Nunez Drops Out

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 15, 2015 3:55 pm

Aliyya Swaby Photo Anais Nunez is dropping out of the race for one the Board of Education’s new elected positions, to focus on advocacy instead of politics.

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Barnard Divided On Prinicipal’s Changes

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 10, 2015 3:00 pm | Comments (25)

Aliyya Swaby Photo As New Haven’s school system focuses on reducing suspensions, Barnard Environmental Magnet has seen suspensions double in the last year under a new principal. Meanwhile, more than a third of teachers have been assigned to different grades or subjects for the upcoming academic year.

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Upper Westville Endorses Harp, Brackeen, Joyner, Smart

by Finnegan Schick | Jul 10, 2015 2:05 pm | Comments (18)

Finnegan Schick Photo Toni Harp returned to a neighborhood where she faced fierce opposition two years ago, and emerged with a unanimous endorsement for reelection as mayor.

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Perry Gets A Promise

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 8, 2015 4:03 pm | Comments (4)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Perry Robertson wanted the mayor to know the school system is behind the times on technology. So he popped by City Hall to tell her — and left with a follow-up promise.

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Blindness, Cancer Couldn’t Hold Them Back

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 7, 2015 11:08 am | Comments (3)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Brianna Rigsbee and Tiffany Fullerton battled congenital blindness and cancer, respectively—and made it to college with high grades and some scholarship money.

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One Building, Two Schools

by Aneurin Canham-Clyne and Shauntasia Hicks | Jul 2, 2015 12:17 pm | Comments (14)

This story originally appeared in the Wilbur Cross Proclamation, reported by students Aneurin Canham-Clyne and Shauntasia Hicks and written by Aneurin Canham-Clyne.

Lily Rose-Wilen Photo Wilbur Cross High School is the largest school in New Haven, and is supposedly a center of diversity. Cross routinely has assemblies celebrating the school’s diversity, and a whole section of the school is called the International Academy.

However, the school is divided, in part by the Advanced Placement Program.

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