Carolyn Sacco
Staff Reporter
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FORK IT: Tasting New Haven with Carolyn and Jever

At 6 a.m. at Lucibello’s Italian Pastry Shop, Peter Faggio is already working his dough. He puts it through a sheeter to thin it out […]

PROFILE: The freedom teacher in the Delta

Most afternoons, Jeremiah Smith can be found in a small building at the center of the Mississippi Delta, where a signpost in the front features […]

Claiming Their Space

At the beginning of this semester, over 40 students from across campus flocked to 35 Broadway to eat cookies and speak with professors about classes […]

School employee sues Board of Education

Gemma Joseph Lumpkin, former chief of the Office of Youth, Family and Community Engagement of the New Haven Public Schools, is suing the New Haven […]

City tackles growing need for ELL programs

In tandem with the rising refugee and immigrant population in New Haven, New Haven Public Schools are continuing to see an increase in English-Language Learners across the city.

New Haven Public Schools searches for new administrators

In the midst of leadership changes across the district, New Haven Public Schools continues to operate with several vacant administrative positions in 2019. School Superintendent […]

Preschool programs to change enrollment process

After enrollment dropped for state-funded prekindergarten programs in several areas of New Haven, the school district is working to improve the application process for Elm […]

Alders vote to remove Cotto

On Tuesday, the Board of Alders voted 18–8 against the reinstatement of Jamell Cotto as the vice president of the city’s seven-member Board of Education.

Board of Alders discusses school suspensions

In New Haven Public Schools, black students represent 36 percent of the school population, but 62 percent of all suspensions. Now, the district is trying […]

School Board drama continues

Tensions were high on Monday at the first New Haven Board of Education meeting of the year, where concerns about personal conflicts and unnecessary spending […]

Board of Education faces resignation, reappointment drama

The New Haven Board of Education has faced a tumultuous past few months, with one of its seven members facing major opposition to reappointment and […]