Ava Saylor
Staff Reporter
Ava Saylor serves as an editor for WKND and covers education and youth services. She is a junior in Ezra Stiles College majoring in political science and education studies.
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Three-year New Haven Federation of Teachers contract ratified by Board of Alders

After close to a year of negotiating, NHFT has won a 15 percent pay raise over the next three years .

New Haven Public Schools security guard charged after shooting at 14-year-old

The security guard was arrested and released on bail, and has since been relocated to central office pending the results of the criminal process.

Writer and cartoonist Alison Bechdel visits Yale

Bechdel, the author of acclaimed graphic novel “Fun Home,” addressed craft and queerness in her talk to the Yale community.

Developer chosen for new affordable housing project at former Strong School site

The long-vacated Horace H. Strong School in Fair Haven will be refurbished by Pennrose Management Company into a set of affordable housing units with community arts and cultural spaces.

New Haveners celebrate the spookiest night of the year

From a DIY haunted house in Hamden to a family-friendly celebration at the Q-House, New Haven-area residents enjoyed another year of Halloween festivities.

VIDEO: New Haveners celebrate the spookiest night of the year

What is your favorite thing about Halloween? YTV interviews local children about costumes, candy, haunted houses and more!

New “Cookies with Cops” program comes to New Haven elementary schools

School Resource Officers have started visiting elementary schools across the city to promote policing.

New Haven Public Schools face teacher shortages amid contract negotiations

Teachers say they’ve been “stretched to points of snapping”.

New Haven Board of Education adopts Climate Emergency Resolution

Climate Emergency Resolution unanimously passed by New Haven Board of Education promises mobilization in New Haven Public Schools

Local teachers’ union receives $75,000 grant to lobby for increased funding

The New Haven chapter of a nationwide teachers’ union will put the grant towards advocacy it hopes will combat chronic underfunding and teacher shortages in the pandemic’s wake.

In Sickness and in Health: What Brain Surgery Taught Me

I was probably jealous of you this summer. Of course, I was happy for you too. I saw you on campus taking summer classes, working […]