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.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 21, 2015 9:18 am | Comments (8)
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).
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 15, 2015 3:55 pm
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.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 10, 2015 3:00 pm | Comments (25)
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.
by Finnegan Schick | Jul 10, 2015 2:05 pm | Comments (18)
Toni Harp returned to a neighborhood where she faced fierce opposition two years ago, and emerged with a unanimous endorsement for reelection as mayor.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 8, 2015 4:03 pm | Comments (4)
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.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 7, 2015 11:08 am | Comments (3)
Brianna Rigsbee and Tiffany Fullerton battled congenital blindness and cancer, respectively—and made it to college with high grades and some scholarship money.
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.
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.