City | 2:36 am | June 2, 2013 | By Monica Disare

NHPS opens up national superintendent search

New Haven Public Schools has taken another step towards selecting a new superintendent by opening up a national search for the position. After Superintendent Reginald Mayo announced his retirement this past February, New Haven’s Board of Education has been looking for someone to replace him as the top official in the district — a position »

City | 12:50 am | April 18, 2013 | By Monica Disare

Twenty-nine Elm City teachers may be fired

Twenty-nine teachers in New Haven Public Schools will soon find out if their jobs are safe. Based on the district’s new teacher evaluation system, teachers that fail to score above “developing” for a third year in a row are in jeopardy. The system places teachers into five categories, ranging from “needs improvement” to “exemplary.” This »

City | 7:26 pm | February 20, 2013 | By Monica Disare

NHPS superintendent to retire this year

After 21 years as the superintendent of New Haven Public Schools, Reginald Mayo has announced that he will retire at the end of this year, effective June 30. Mayo’s announcement confirms a previous News report that said the long-time superintendent would retire based on information from City Clerk Ron Smith. Mayo’s primary accomplishments include building the »

City | 10:07 pm | February 13, 2013 | By Monica Disare

New Haven public schools to meet during February break

New Haven public schools will meet during February break to make up for the lack of classes during New Haven’s two megastorms this year, according to a Wednesday press release from Abbe Smith, director of communications for New Haven Public Schools. Classes will meet next Tuesday, Feb. 19, through Friday, Feb. 22, to make up »