Carolyn Sacco
Staff Reporter
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New high school will focus on experiential learning

Elise Dardani and Christian Brownrigg are hoping to revolutionize secondary education in the Elm City from a two-room former vintage clothing store. The Parker Cove […]

Board of Education spars over contracts

As the New Haven Board of Education faces extensive criticism from parents and teachers, the Board of Education’s Finance and Operations Committee grilled contractors and […]

BOA committee talks meeting the needs of ELL students

New Haven is the fastest growing city in Connecticut due to its large immigrant population, and nowhere is that more visible than in its schools. […]

New grant combats homelessness in CT

Ending youth homelessness in Connecticut by 2020 might seem like a lot to ask, but outgoing Gov. Dannel Malloy is hoping that a $6.5 million […]

NHPS Committee meets to discuss religious holidays in academic calendar

The New Haven Public Schools Governance Committee met Monday to discuss the celebration of religious holidays included in the academic calendar, focusing specifically on the […]

BOE discusses transparency, outside contractors

Amid ongoing debates about budget cuts and school funding, the New Haven Board of Education discussed outside contractors and Board transparency at their biweekly meeting […]

Elm City supports Small Business Saturday

While Yalies were still away on Thanksgiving break, ice sculpture demonstrations and Christmas carolers lined downtown New Haven on Saturday as business owners encouraged consumers to […]

Beyond the storm

Despite the snowy weather on Thursday, over 40 people showed up for a forum at the New Haven Lawn Club about progress in Puerto Rico […]

Board of Education votes to renew charter

Amid loud cheers from families and staff members, the New Haven Board of Education voted to renew the Elm City Montessori School’s charter at a […]

Unproven furlough rumors spread around school district

Tensions were high at the New Haven Board of Education meeting on Tuesday as rumors of forced furloughs made their way around the district. During […]

NH Parents launch gift-card fundraiser

This holiday season, parents in New Haven Public Schools are supporting low-income families through a gift card fundraiser. The Citywide Parent Team, a parent advocacy […]