Christian Robles
Staff Reporter
Christian Robles covers education & youth services. He is a sophomore in Davenport College studying Political Science and Economics.
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NHPS, Connecticut set the groundwork for ethnic studies

In the midst of a nationwide debate regarding how teachers are permitted to teach about race in K-12 schools, Connecticut has become the first state […]

Local teacher on activist slate announces run for teachers union president against longtime incumbent

A social studies teacher challenges the current teachers union president on a platform of increasing teacher and community engagement.

BOE discusses district quarantine learning policies, virtual academy

BOE members critique remote learning protocol for quarantined students and call for a virtual learning academy.

Yalies develop app that innovates public safety, 911 services

Former Yale student Michael Chime, along with co-founders Neal Soni ’24 and Dylan Gleicher ’23, has launched an app that aims to change how schools and 911 centers across the country address emergencies.

Chime and Soni smile for the camera
NHPS ready for a ‘Summer of Fun’

NHPS students will be dancing, playing sports, learning and more this summer.

BOE discusses 2020-21 magnet school lottery results, non-magnet school reputations

The Board discussed how to improve NHPS’s school choice lottery program and change negative perceptions of non-magnet schools.

A screenshot from the presentation at the BOE meeting.
Local activists call for climate change action, peace on Earth Day

New Haveners demand their elected officials to cut military spending and invest in climate change solutions at the rally.

Elicker speaks at a podium during the rally.
Looking for a summer youth program in New Haven? Here are some options

More than a year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, local nonprofits, New Haven Public Schools and the city’s Youth and Recreation Department have made tentative […]

BOE passes recommendation to keep school resource officers, invest in psychologists, social workers

After nearly a year-long debate over the fate of school resource officers, or SROs, in New Haven Public Schools, the Board of Education has accepted […]

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NHPS superintendent recommends federal dollars go to temporary hires, educational programming

After receiving feedback from about 775 stakeholders in the New Haven Public Schools community, Assistant Superintendent Keisha Redd-Hannans presented the Board of Education with NHPS’ […]

The steps of New Haven City Hall