Yash Roy
Staff Reporter
Yash Roy covers education & youth services in New Haven and is a P&D staffer. He is a first year in Timothy Dwight College and is from Princeton, NJ.
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“Sorry, it’s not in your contract”: NHPS paraprofessionals face COVID-19 quarantines without paid leave

Since the start of the new school year, paraprofessionals who test positive or need to quarantine have not been receiving paid time off, despite NHPS promises.

City officials optimistic about falling COVID-19 cases

Mayor Justin Elicker and other city officials held a Tuesday press briefing to provide updates on the public health situation in New Haven, as well as discuss actions the city plans to take to address COVID-19.

New Haven Public Schools grapples with rocky return from break

NHPS deals with student absences and a new test and stay policy while the teacher’s union participates in “Blackout Wednesday” state AFT protest.

Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce hosts first in-person Pulse event for young professionals since start of COVID-19 pandemic

Pulse hosts a kick off mixer for Young Professionals in the Greater New Haven Area.

“Fighting for Our Future” slate unseats incumbent to sweep 31 positions in New Haven Federation of Teachers election

Led by Leslie Blatteau, slate of NHPS educators sweep NHFT elections, defeating five-term incumbent Dave Cicarella.

New Haven Public Schools hit with lockdowns and early dismissals after false school shooter reports

NHPD responds to false 911 report of a school shooter at Wilbur Cross High School as well as online threats against six other NHPS schools.

Elicker’s appointment of two new BOE members met with pushback

Elicker’s decision to not reappoint two outgoing Board of Education members and install new members instead has been met with some community pushback.

Yale researchers unlock secrets through study of long-term effects of COVID-19

Yale researchers expand their work on long COVID in conjunction with Survivor Corps to study how vaccinations are affecting long COVID symptoms.

Candidates spar with words as teachers union election looms

The New Haven Federation of Teachers prepares for its regularly scheduled Dec. 7 elections for its executive board.

Economic Growth Center hosts virtual conversation on “Afghanistan’s Future: Development, the state and the humanitarian challenge”

The Jackson Institute, in conjunction with the Economic Growth Center, held a discussion between the last pre-Taliban Afghan Finance Minister, a University of London Think Tank Director and the Former Secretary for International Development under Theresa May on the future of the Afghan people, nation and economy.

Yale School of Management Hosts Friendsgiving for SOM students

After a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, SOM students gathered once again for a Friendsgiving dinner.