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by Melissa Bailey | Dec 12, 2013 4:17 pm | Comments (3)
Just a year and a half after taking over Edgewood School, Principal Raeanne Reynolds shocked parents by announcing she plans to leave within weeks to take a job in Branford.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 11, 2013 8:24 am | Comments (3)
A panel of arbitrators is set to release by next week the terms of a new labor contract for school administrators, according to officials who huddled behind closed doors Monday to discuss the topic.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 10, 2013 1:34 pm | Comments (7)
The school board filled four new posts—and left two big ones open—as it launched an effort to “reorganize” top administrative staff.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 10, 2013 11:34 am | Comments (5)
The new superintendent has put an end to free food at school staff meetings—and is looking for $3.5 million more in savings and extra revneue—to close a budget gap he inherited upon becoming schools chief.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 10, 2013 8:20 am | Comments (8)
The school district is eyeing two low-performing city schools for potential state-funded “turnaround” efforts next year.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 9, 2013 2:30 pm | Comments (3)
Freddy Seminario pointed his browser to Road Trip Nation to search for a future career—and prepare for a new, more demanding standardized test coming to New Haven schools.
by Allan Appel | Dec 5, 2013 8:24 pm | Comments (1)
They assembled on stage in their street clothes. One wore a Santa cap, another a set of red antlers.
Then the 60 singers of the Wilbur Cross High School Chorus harmonized like full-dress angels, reflecting months of intensive rehearsal.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 4, 2013 2:55 pm
“I want to go to my house!” protested Simon.
Bonnie Muller took his hand and plunked down on the floor. “Tell me more,” she said.
It was part of a newly redoubled effort to reverse the damaging affects of childhood trauma on kids’ brains, mental health, and life trajectories.
by Thomas MacMillan | Dec 3, 2013 8:04 am | Comments (1)
The next New Haven public school can now be built in West Haven, thanks to a unanimous vote by the Board of Aldermen Monday night.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 2, 2013 8:13 am | Comments (4)
The annual scramble to get into New Haven schools of choice will take place in April, not March, as the school district moves forward with a plan to overhaul the school admissions process.