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On Road Trip, City Seeks Alt-School Models

by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 23, 2015 4:09 pm | Comments (8)

Aliyya Swaby Photo City officials returned from a New York City field trip with ideas for revamping New Haven’s alternative schools.

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‘06 Champs Rally For “Buckets”

by Paul Bass | Apr 23, 2015 8:24 am | Comments (4)

Paul Bass Photo When Chaz, Chazz, De’Arie, Mike, and Chris heard that a train had killed their star point guard, they decided it was time to suit up.

Only this time they weren’t suiting up to shoot hoops. They planned a way to remember Greg “Buckets” Jones—and keep alive a dream they all shared.

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HANH, Schools Team Up To Track Students

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 22, 2015 4:33 pm | Comments (3)

Markeshia Ricks Photo The city’s largest group of public school students will have two sets of eyes watching out for signs they might slip into trouble.

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Slow Start To Student Race For Ed Board

by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 20, 2015 11:02 am | Comments (4)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Kimberly Sullivan has a lot of opinions on education policy to share with the district. But she said she would prioritize the voices of her student constituents if elected to serve on the Board of Education.

As the board moves to include two non-voting high-school student members, Sullivan is the only one so far to throw her hat in the ring.

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Okafor Spreads The “Love”

by Paul Bass | Apr 14, 2015 8:06 am

Paul Bass Photo A crowd stormed City Hall again—this time not to protest or counter-protest, but to dive into books and hugs.

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300 Take To Newhallville Streets For Literacy

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 13, 2015 3:11 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo With bags of books in hand, 300 people knocked on the doors of Newhallville neighbors to talk about literacy.

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Career Students Run College “App-a-Thon”

by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 10, 2015 3:20 pm | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Shaina Blumell is the first person in her family to apply to college, and she learned the basics of applying for financial aid from an app—which she shared with her classmates at Career High School.

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Reading, ‘Riting, & Red-ing

by Paul Bass | Apr 9, 2015 8:13 am

Paul Bass Photo A mayor known for her red dress jackets teamed up with a pooch known for his red fur to promote a common cause—getting kids to read.

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“Highfliers” Keep It Going After School

by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 1, 2015 12:32 pm | Comments (4)

Aliyya Swaby Photo When Laura Cross was asked to put together an after-school program for Nathan Hale School just before the fall semester, she got on the phone and started building a coalition of parents to help run it.

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Booker T Plans Longer Wooster Square Stay

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 30, 2015 4:24 pm | Comments (4)

Aliyya Swaby Photo A new charter school’s relationship with wary neighbors has improved—and the school is looking to stick around longer than originally planned.

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Policing Issue
Apr 26, 2015 11:03 pm
Address: 38 Westwood Rd New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 7

Intersection of westwood rd and west rock ave. We are once again dealing with drug deals...

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Sewage Pipe spilling on sidewalk
Apr 26, 2015 11:02 pm
Address: 250 Yale Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 5

Gross sewage water coming out of broken pipe in sidewalk median. next to school, yuck.

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