by Christopher Peak | Jun 20, 2018 1:35 pm | Comments (6)
Soon-to-be-vacant schools in Wooster Square and City Point could host cleaning materials, security camera feeds, science kits and other storage next year, under a money-saving plan to shift employees out of leased buildings.
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by Allan Appel | Jun 20, 2018 8:07 am
Four years ago Paola Morales came to New Haven from Colombia. The only English she knew was “yes” and “no” and friends communicated with her – or tried to – through Google Translator.
She persevered with language and more, and finished High School in the Community (HSC) a year early. She has already completed a semester of courses at the University of New Haven.
She was back Tuesday evening, wearing a white gown, and a broad smile of pride as the valedictorian of the 2018 graduating class of HSC
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by Allison Park | Jun 20, 2018 7:55 am
Nidia Tubac entered her senior year of high school knowing barely any English. On Tuesday evening, when she stepped on the stage at Hillhouse High School’s Bowen Field to receive her high school diploma, she had defeated the odds.
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by Staff | Jun 20, 2018 7:17 am
Another round of Hillhouse students recently finished the course for emergency medical technicians.
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by Staff | Jun 19, 2018 12:44 pm | Comments (1)
A new mentoring program that bears the name of the first African-American president of the United States has wrapped up its first session of manhood training in the Elm City.
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by Christopher Peak | Jun 19, 2018 8:16 am
After two decades, one last class of seniors from Cortlandt V.R. Creed Health & Sports Science High School received diplomas to call the now-shuttered school their alma mater.
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by Carly Wanna | Jun 19, 2018 8:08 am
State Rep. Juan Candelaria called on seniors of the Wilbur L. Cross High School Class of 2018 to overcome obstacles to succeed by recollecting the challenges he overcame to graduate and become a political leader.
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by Allison Park | Jun 18, 2018 4:01 pm
Athena Singh said if it weren’t for her arts-rich education at Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School, she wouldn’t be pursuing a career in publishing.
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by Christopher Peak | Jun 15, 2018 1:02 pm | Comments (9)
D’Angelo Rivera, whose family could barely afford clothes, was repeatedly disciplined for wearing the wrong-colored socks to the Amistad High charter school and eventually felt pushed out of the charter school.
Three years later, he finished his high-school education Thursday night in the last class to graduate from New Horizons, an alternative school offering an intimate, personalized learning experience that will be closed by month’s end.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 14, 2018 6:51 pm | Comments (9)
With a shout of “Yes we can!” and the toss of some dirt, politicians and city officials launched the building of what will be the Barack H. Obama Magnet University School on the Southern Connecticut State University campus.
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