Yale outreach hits home

Although no official data exists tracking the number of New Haven Public School students who are accepted to Yale each year, numerous individuals involved in the admissions process say they have noticed a rise in local admits.

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State approves new charter schools

After a years-long effort to start a new charter school in Dixwell-Newhallville, Reverend Eldren Morrison got state approval on Wednesday to open the school next fall.

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Pinkberry to enter cold war

When Pinkberry opens on Chapel Street next week, it will become the fifth frozen yogurt shop in a one-mile radius of the Green.

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City celebrates inaugural ball

Mayor Toni Harp entered the glimmering aviation hangar at Tweed-New Haven Airport on Saturday night to the sound of Alicia Keys’ “Girl on Fire.”

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Stratton decries “illegal” funding

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.

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State grapples with Common Core

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.

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Batali proposes new restaurant

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.

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NHPS gets smart

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

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Peck Place students adjust to Yale

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

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Ibiza Restaurant closes

The email did not explain why the restaurant was shutting down, and the restaurant owners could not be reached for comment on Tuesday because they were trying to accommodate the influx of customers who came for one last meal.

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Harp pushes Yale to monitor wages

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.

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Educators fight Common Core

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

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