by Aliyya Swaby | Aug 31, 2015 12:19 pm | Comments (9)
Aprilrain Knox said she usually misses her parents when she’s in the classroom. As she walked in for her first day of third grade at Lincoln-Bassett, a small crowd eased her transition with whoops, cheers and a hearty round of applause.
by Aliyya Swaby | Aug 25, 2015 7:30 am | Comments (15)
The Board of Education voted to approve David Diah as the third principal of Hillhouse High School—less than a week after appointing someone else to that position.
by Staff | Aug 24, 2015 2:08 pm
N’Zinga Shani has spent the past weeks looking at a statistic she finds good — but not good enough: nonwhites make up 17 percent of the new U.S. Congress. That’s great — until you consider that they make up 34 percent of the American population.
by Staff | Aug 20, 2015 12:00 pm
This article was submitted by Jasmin Franjul of the Housing Authority of New Haven.
Hundreds lined up at Clinton Avenue School to get a little help starting off the upcoming school year right.
by Aliyya Swaby | Aug 10, 2015 1:14 pm | Comments (3)
After rejecting an offer to partner with charter network Achievement First (AF) on a new charter school, the Board of Education extended an olive branch of sorts at a special meeting Wednesday.
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 6, 2015 6:49 pm | Comments (3)
Gov. Dannell P. Malloy came to the home of the Governors bearing a gift that will reduce the number of testing hurdles for 11th graders.
by Staff | Aug 4, 2015 5:34 am
Hundreds of parents and students in New Haven took part in the 8th Annual Back-to-School Rally, an event designed to bolster excitement and provide families with supplies and information relating to the upcoming 2015-2016 school year.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 31, 2015 2:03 pm
Shanequa Arnold’s summer CPR training allowed her to spring into action when she saw a man get shot Wednesday.
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.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 22, 2015 3:35 pm | Comments (4)
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.