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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Educators fight Common Core
The Common Core State Standards curriculum has recently been a subject of controversy among educators, politicians and parents nation-wide.
Homebuyer program turns 20
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
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
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
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.
Staff braves bad weather
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.