Martha Longley
Bill proposing charter school moratorium ignites debate

Students, parents, lawmakers and education experts spent over 12 hours discussing the state Senate’s proposed moratorium on state charter schools last Thursday during the state’s Education Committee meeting.

Job growth shifts to city centers

The trend of rapid urban sprawl has been in decline over the past few years, while job growth in city centers like New Haven has been on the rise, according to a new study by Urban Observatory, a think tank that presents statistics on international cities’ economies.

Online database gives parents access to NHPS students’ progress

Technology is quickly making its way into New Haven Public Schools.

Report proposes employment training to combat income disaparities

In a national report released last week, the Urban Institute encouraged policymakers to target employment training as a means to combat the income disparities between men of color and others in the workforce.

IRIS run draws record crowd in eighth year

Seven hundred and forty runners and walkers gathered at the starting line adjacent to Wilbur Cross High School yesterday morning for the Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services’ annual Run for Refugees.

Shubert to host storied local arts gathering

New Haven residents will soon have the opportunity to experience a union between the city’s cutting-edge artists and its most established venue.

To children, one might not be better than none

Spite emerges in childhood, alongside more pro-social habits like cooperation and sharing, according to a recent psychological study.

Yale groups to perform with Grammy Award-winning artist

This weekend, members of three Yale musical ensembles will have the chance to perform with a Grammy Award-winning artist.

A little bit of wine may not be bad for baby

Drinking during pregnancy may not be as simple as was once thought, a new Yale study has found.

Fair connects parents with special education resources

Tables with colorful flags and dishes of candy lined the circular perimeter of the cafeteria at Hill Regional Career High School last night.

NRA visit draws low turnout

A total of only 11 students showed up to the NRA's Saturday afternoon training session. The Yale College Republicans co-hosted the two-hour event, which was part of the NRA’s university program.