Board of Education

Stratton decries “illegal” funding

March 28, 2014
The city is spending in excess of $40 million on health care and other benefits for teachers and school administrators, according to New Haven alder Michael Stratton.

State grapples with Common Core

March 28, 2014
A governor-appointed group of Connecticut teachers, administrators and parents met for the first time on Tuesday to discuss challenges in rolling out Common Core education standards.

Batali proposes new restaurant

March 27, 2014
Celebrity Chef Mario Batali could open his first restaurant in New Haven, if the city’s Board of Zoning Appeals approves a new restaurant’s plans.
A new smartphone app will help parents with children in New Haven Public Schools stay connected.

NHPS gets smart

March 24, 2014
In an effort to improve communication with parents across the school district, New Haven Public Schools launched a new smartphone app on Friday.

Peck Place students adjust to Yale

March 7, 2014
Two months after a burst pipe damaged to Peck Place School, students and faculty members are adjusting to their temporary home at West Campus.

Harp pushes Yale to monitor wages

March 4, 2014
New Haven Mayor Toni Harp has joined a number of local and student activists in calling for University Properties to take a stronger stand against wage theft.

Educators fight Common Core

March 3, 2014
The Common Core State Standards curriculum has recently been a subject of controversy among educators, politicians and parents nation-wide.

Homebuyer program turns 20

February 27, 2014
The University has pledged to continue subsidizing homeownership in New Haven for Yale employees for at least another two years.

Harp pushes to extend school day

February 25, 2014
Next year, students at the Lincoln-Bassett School could be in school for 12 hours a day as part of a new extended school-day program.

YPD reports two sexual assault allegations

February 24, 2014
The Yale community received three emails last week reporting two separate complaints that two Yale students were sexually assaulted on the night of Feb. 8 at the same off-campus location.

NHPS aims for balanced school lunch budget

February 19, 2014
After starting the year with a $3.5 million budget deficit in food services, the New Haven Board of Education is on track to end the year with a balanced Food Service account.
Yale employees in “critical positions” such as public safety, acute care and food service must work despite bad weather.

Staff braves bad weather

February 18, 2014
While professors had the option of canceling classes last Thursday, employees in “critical positions” – including public safety, acute care and food service – were expected to show up for their shifts.