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“Rich In Buzzwords But Devoid Of Specifics”

by Staff | Aug 15, 2014 8:33 am | Comments (2)

Following are two letters about the impending move of New Light High School to the Wooster Square neighborhood. The first, written by Superintendent Garth Harries to neighborhood Alder Aaron Greenberg, responds to concerns raised by neighbors once they learned about the move. The second letter, by neighborhood activist Ruth Koizim, presses for more of a response.

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Harries “Disappointed” With Science Test Results

by Staff | Aug 15, 2014 7:52 am | Comments (4)

NHPS New Haven schools took one step forward and two steps back in the latest release of standardized test scores.

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At Lincoln-Bassett, A Fresh And Colorful Start

by Jordi Gassó | Aug 15, 2014 7:50 am

Jordi Gassó Photo Streaks of green, violet and vermillion adorned a wall in Room 118. The variegated mural, of seven human figures raising their arms toward the sky, seems to pulsate with kinetic energy — a tie-dye starburst of color.

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Wooster Square Braces For 2 New Schools

by Jordi Gassó | Aug 14, 2014 2:45 pm | Comments (6)

To the last-minute surprise of neighbors, Wooster Square will make room for two new schools this fall.

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City’s Driving Meals To Kids Until School Starts

by Jordi Gassó | Aug 13, 2014 8:05 am | Comments (5)

Jordi Gassó Photo The New Haven school district is bringing meals to kids via truck at four new sites for stops through Aug. 22.

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4 “Urban Oases” Created In City Parks

by Staff | Aug 11, 2014 8:26 am

Contributed Photos

Common Ground High School sent in these photos and the following write-up about the creation of urban wildlife refuges in New Haven, announced at an event Friday morning featuring kids, environmentalists, politicians and the United States Fish & Wildlife Services (USFWS).

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Climbing Kids Get Luckey

by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 8, 2014 8:20 am | Comments (1)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Surveying the spiral spine of a new play structure his company is installing in New Haven, Spencer Luckey marveled at his good fortune: He gets to doodle for a living, making far-fetched plans for enormous dreamscapes, and then sees them come to life in cities across the globe.

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State Board OKs Charter’s Sept. 15 Opening

by Julia Zorthian | Aug 4, 2014 5:18 pm | Comments (10)

Julia Zorthian Photos HARTFORD—A new New Haven charter school won permission from the State Board of Education Monday to launch this coming school year, after all.

The board called a special meeting Monday afternoon to consider the fate of the Booker T. Washington Academy (BTWA). After a two-and-a-half hour hearing, the board voted unanimously to allow the academy a revised charter to open its doors on Sept. 15 to 120 K-1 students.

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ConnCAT Signs 3-Year Deal To Help Steer Lincoln-Bassett “Turnaround”

by Staff | Aug 4, 2014 2:13 pm

Paul Bass File Photo An ambitious youth arts-enrichment center based at Science Park is opening an outpost in Newhallville to help lead an experiment in reversing the fortunes of a struggling school.

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New Haven Promise To Revisit In-State Rule

by Melissa Bailey | Aug 1, 2014 4:00 pm | Comments (13)

Melissa Bailey Photo New Haven Promise is sending more city kids to college in Connecticut—which has led some educators to question whether the scholarship program is inadvertently limiting their students’ chances for success.

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