by Lucy Gellman | Feb 16, 2017 8:18 am | Comments (14)
After a day of false alarms, over 100 people packed a downtown gathering spot to sign up to serve as legal observers, accompany defendants to court, get arrested at protests, and put a rapid-response hotline on speed dial in preparation of anticipated federal raids on undocumented immigrants.
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by Staff | Feb 16, 2017 8:13 am
Members of Hillhouse High’s championship men’s football team scored again Thursday, this time taking the field at Quinnipiac Stem Magnet School.
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by Staff | Feb 7, 2017 12:21 pm
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy wasn’t in bed at 4:20 a.m. Tuesday—he was on the floor of the U.S. Senate invoking the specter of school vouchers to argue against voting to approve Betsy DeVos to become the next secretary of education.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 4, 2017 11:22 pm | Comments (3)
Sen. Chris Murphy hadn’t intended to ask Betsy DeVos about guns. He had 30 seconds left, in what would be the only five minutes he had to question the Trump administration’s pick to lead the nation’s public schools during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Education Committee.
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by Paul Bass | Feb 3, 2017 10:50 am | Comments (23)
Rev. Boise Kimber has heard your concerns about his plan to start an all-male charter school. He has a lot to say in response.
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by Michelle Liu | Jan 31, 2017 7:43 am | Comments (42)
A Board of Education student member took on an adult colleague Monday night as a politically juiced proposal to establish a boys-only charter school ran into resistance by advocates of a different school.
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by Michelle Liu | Jan 31, 2017 7:21 am | Comments (4)
New Haven’s Board of Education has a new president — and she promised to be a doer in the job.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 24, 2017 1:34 pm | Comments (25)
Mayor Toni Harp is shedding one of her titles: president of the Board of Education.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 24, 2017 1:30 pm | Comments (4)
Help people train or retrain into the field of early childhood education. Address the inequity of suspension and expulsion of black and brown preschool children. And possibly save child care businesses in New Haven from going under.
A new not-for-profit is taking on those challenges in the Elm City.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 18, 2017 12:25 pm | Comments (1)
The 2016 Hillhouse football team received the thanks of a grateful city for bringing home a state championship this past season.
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