by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 22, 2014 1:43 pm | Comments (4)
Maybe they should have to write a short speech, or make a video. But students running for a seat on New Haven’s Board of Education shouldn’t have to earn B or C averages, citywide student council leaders concluded.
by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 17, 2014 8:46 am | Comments (2)
Quinnipiac Elementary School students got a special reminder to show up for picture day the next morning — from their principal, who appeared at their doorsteps to personally deliver the announcement.
by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 8, 2014 1:46 pm | Comments (3)
State and city administrators joined Elm City Montessori School students in semi-structured playtime Wednesday morning, during the school’s official opening six weeks after classes had begun.
by Josiah Brown | Oct 6, 2014 3:42 am
New Teacher-Developed Curricular Resources Available; Partnership Begins 38th Year
Curriculum units that teachers from 19 New Haven public schools developed as Fellows in four Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute seminars in 2014 are available at this website. (http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/)
by Aliyya Swaby | Oct 3, 2014 1:18 pm | Comments (1)
If a child graduates from a K-4 school and the only neighborhood middle school with available spots begins in sixth grade, where should that student go?
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 23, 2014 8:55 am | Comments (9)
The student who sits on New Haven’s Board of Education may have to show up at school regularly—and may or may not have to maintain a C average.
Alders debated that proposition Monday night.
by Allan Appel | Sep 22, 2014 3:34 pm
Don’t panic, but when you wash your hands with soap and water, sing the Happy Birthday song twice. That’ll ensure you wash for at least 20 seconds.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 22, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (5)
Pending federal approval, New Haven teachers will soon be able to apply to live in public housing rent-free in exchange for providing after-school programs for students.
by Staff | Sep 22, 2014 4:46 am
Yale-New Haven Hospital donated 10,000 pens, pencils, notebooks, backpacks and other supplies to Newhallville’s Lincoln-Bassett School, as part of its annual United Way fundraising campaign.
by Allan Appel | Sep 18, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (4)
Seventh-grader Korey Kornegay and his friends were building cars with a rubber band as the only power source.
The instructions said to use putty to attach the wheels, but the kids and teachers found that the parts slipped. Instead they substituted foam and, yes, good old duct tape.
They were learning how to think like engineers.