Lua Prado
Staff Reporter
Lua Prado covers education & youth services and immigration & international communities in New Haven and writes the Tuesday Newsletter. Originally from Sergipe, Brazil, she is a sophomore in Jonathan Edwards College, double majoring in Political Science and English.
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Education Secretary highlights $2.5 million grant during New Haven visit

At Fair Haven School, Secretary Miguel Cardona promoted a grant for community programming in two NHPS schools, awarded last November.

Elicker and Goldenberg clash over education policy

Mayoral candidates Justin Elicker and Tom Goldenberg spoke with the News about their plans to address absenteeism and literacy rates.

New Haven leaders announce $3.5 million for child care and early childhood education

The funds, which come from federal COVID-19 relief money, represent the largest investment in early childhood education in Connecticut, according to Mayor Justin Elicker.

Jewish Voice for Peace holds rally in support of Palestine, demands cease-fire 

Last Wednesday, over 250 Jewish New Haveners gathered to protest outside City Hall where they read letters calling on Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and Mayor Justin Elicker to support a cease-fire in Gaza.

New Haven Reads hosts 11th annual spelling bee fundraiser at Yale School of Management

The Yale Department of Linguistics won the 11th annual spelling bee hosted by New Haven Reads on Friday, Oct. 20.

Madeline Negrón breaks barriers as New Haven’s first Latina superintendent of schools

Negrón, named New Haven Public School superintendent in July, discusses her career and vision for New Haven Public Schools.

Author Kate Manning ’79 speaks about writing process in talk at the Study Hotel

Manning highlighted her research process and inspiration for her latest novel, “Gilded Mountain,” during a discussion at the hotel on Tuesday afternoon.

Gateway Community College hosts exhibit on democracy

The immersive exhibit, which has been open throughout March, is traveling through three cities in the state.

School of Music to host pianist Jan Jiracek von Arnim

The newly-appointed visiting professor will bridge Beethoven and Lizst for a concert in the Horowitz Piano Series.

PRADO: A land of tomorrows stuck in yesterdays

Latin America has a complicated relationship with democracy, filled with plot twists, unbelievable comebacks of dictatorships, and a lack of democratic political culture.