by Markeshia Ricks | May 20, 2015 1:35 pm | Comments (4)
Martin Clark is campaigning hard on two issues: smart boards, and smart sex.
by Paul Bass | May 19, 2015 5:17 pm
Two budding housing designers were hard at work on Orchard Street and Legion Avenue.
by Staff | May 19, 2015 12:19 pm
Can you believe it’s been 30 years?
by Markeshia Ricks | May 19, 2015 8:00 am | Comments (19)
Supporters of a new $45 million home for Strong 21st Century Communications Magnet and Lab School pressed a reluctant Board of Alders, whose leaders remained firm in opposition while several others spoke up in support.
by Lucy Gellman | May 15, 2015 4:12 pm
Hooker eighth-grader Melissa Cisija was acting out again. Seated against a backdrop of her favorite possessions — a globe, rocking softly to and fro from its stony shelf, an eyeglass, and a fork, formerly known as a dinglehopper — she crossed her arms, shook her head, and glared at the audience before her.
“I just want to belong!,” she exclaimed.
by Paul Bass & Markeshia Ricks | May 14, 2015 8:09 pm | Comments (32)
A day after alders voted to shoot down a $45 million new school and to deny her six new positions, Mayor Toni Harp accused them of speaking out of both sides of their mouths when it comes to creating jobs.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 14, 2015 2:55 pm | Comments (10)
In a show of flexing its oversight muscles, the Board of Alders Finance Committee rejected new positions proposed by the mayor and put some departments’ money in escrow as it advanced the $506 million proposed new fiscal year budget.
by Paul Bass | May 12, 2015 2:42 pm | Comments (1)
What I learned on the first morning of this year’s citywide Science Fair as judges visited 235 exhibits mounted by public-school students from pre-K through 12 grade:
by Aliyya Swaby | May 12, 2015 12:03 pm | Comments (2)
Coral Ortiz felt pretty “connected” to the discussion topic at her first ever Board of Education meeting: how to improve bilingual education in New Haven.
by Aliyya Swaby | May 11, 2015 4:10 pm | Comments (2)
When new state Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell dropped by Hillhouse High School, she received an assignment: Find more money for New Haven.