Board moves to reappoint Harries
The New Haven Board of Education announced it will enter into negotiations with Superintendent of Schools Garth Harries ’95 to renew his contract for three years.
State education reform delayed
At a Tuesday press conference, Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, called for the resignation of the state’s Commissioner of Education Stefan Pryor ’93 LAW ’98.
Harp, Harries ease tensions
What seemed like a direct threat to one official’s continued employment now appears to have dissipated.
Yale and New Haven celebrate Lunarfest
Professional dancers in bright lion costumes paraded down Whitney Avenue on Saturday morning, maneuvering through a crowd of over 500 people. This parade initiated the third annual Lunarfest celebration of the Chinese New Year, which took place on Friday Jan. 31. The event was a collaboration between Yale and the Elm City — the Yale-China »
City tackles academic truancy
Mayor Toni Harp hopes to tackle truancy in New Haven elementary schools through a new program that focuses on the role parental involvement in helping children get to school.
J. Press to be demolished
The New Haven Preservation Trust is continuing to advocate saving 262 York St., a building that is scheduled for demolition and renovation this month.
CT education funding trial may be pushed
Upon the request of the state, a trial over the adequacy of CT education might be pushed back from July 2014 to October 2015. The plaintiffs — consisting of the Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding, aided by a Yale Law School state clinic, as well as individual parents, mayors and leaders of teachers »
Newtown, one year later
A year after the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, students at the local high school reflect.