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Comer’s Conflict-Calming Comes Home

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 22, 2014 9:02 am | Comments (2)

Melissa Bailey File Photo One of New Haven’s experimental school sites ditched a hot modern education-reform idea, an extra-long school day, and is bringing back an older idea—daily tough talks to help kids deal with trauma.

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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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Pupils Become Maestros

by Lucy Gellman | Jul 15, 2014 8:30 am

On a balmy Thursday last week, the students of Morse Summer Music Academy fanned out across New Haven for the first of their new “pop up concerts,” setting up shop inside the Peabody Museum and outside the Yale School of Music. Katherine Roque led the charge in a thicket of high school-aged students, joining an ensemble that was down one flutist. A few blocks away, Jocelyn Hernandez, Jesus Cortes-Sanchez and Richard Romero looked after the groups they had been “coaching” for a mere three days, readying them for their first public appearance.

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6 New Principals Set To Work

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 15, 2014 6:49 am | Comments (12)

Melissa Bailey Photo Six weeks before she is set to open an academy within Hillhouse High, Principal Fallon Daniels and her new assistant pondered a question: Would a first-period gym class lure kids to show up on time to school?

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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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Guv Defends Charters, Calls For More Scrutiny

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 11, 2014 4:29 pm | Comments (26)

Amid scandals affecting New Haven, Bridgeport and Hartford, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the state education department “needs to do a better job” in monitoring charter schools—but stood by his expansion of charters across the state.

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City To Create New Voting Districts

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 11, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (1)

What’s the best way to divide New Haven into two new voting districts?

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Morrison Issues Plea For Charter Opening

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 9, 2014 11:50 am | Comments (16)

CTN Rev. Eldren Morrison trekked to Hartford Wednesday to issue an urgent appeal to the state to let him open his new charter school next month—with a last-minute change in management.

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Alders To Probe School Construction Costs

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 8, 2014 8:14 am | Comments (3)

The Board of Education won’t be able turn two properties on Runo Terrace into a parking lot for Quinnipiac School in Fair Haven Heights just yet, not before a full accounting of school construction costs.

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