Rebecca Karabus
Staff Reporter
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200 walk for HIV/AIDS

New Haven’s 12th Annual AIDS Walk drew a crowd of 200 on Saturday, raising around $6,000 for AIDS support organizations in Greater New Haven.

BOE supports relocating Strong School

New Haven’s Board of Education voted unanimously in support of a proposal to move the Strong Magnet School from The Hill neighborhood to Southern Connecticut State University’s campus at a Monday board meeting.

Second student BOE election decided

Jacob Spell won New Haven Board of Education membership Friday in the second student election in Elm City history.

NHPS introduces restorative justice

Joe Brummer, a mediator and consultant, spoke about integrating restorative justice practices into New Haven Public Schools at Thursday’s New Haven Families Connect meeting.

Polls open for student BOE

Polls open Thursday for the second student election for Board of Education membership in New Haven Public Schools history.

Malloy bans state travel to North Carolina, citing LGBT discrimination

In response to North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory’s March 23 approval of House Bill 2 — which officially blocks local governments and municipalities from passing […]

Student candidates headline BOE forum

With elections taking place next week, the seven New Haven Public Schools sophomores vying for the open student seat on the Board of Education have laid out their platforms and are reaching out to district students for support.

City charter school partners with water authority

The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority officially partnered on March 22 with Common Ground High School, a West Rock charter school that aims to inspire environmental leadership among students.

BOE resolves membership controversy

Board of Education members on Monday reached an official consensus on an aldermanic settlement that would allow BOE member Daisy Gonzalez to continue serving on the board until December 2018.

BOE budget debate heats up

Despite having nixed a contentious equity-based funding model for New Haven Public Schools’ 2016–17 fiscal year, NHPS Chief Financial Officer Victor De La Paz sparked heated debate at a Monday Board of Education meeting as he continued to advocate for more equitable school funding.

Board of Alders hearing postponed

A Wednesday hearing in the New Haven Board of Alders’ lawsuit against the city’s Board of Education was rescheduled for March 16 after a judge granted Attorney Norman Pattis — who is representing the BOA — his second continuance since February.