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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Student Board of Education members host city-wide meeting with peers

Attended by Mayor Elicker and Superintendent Tracey, students discussed a wide range of issues they face.

Yale to offer first-in-the-nation joint engineering and medical school master’s degree

Yale’s School of Engineering & Applied Science and School of Medicine will offer a new master’s program in personalized medicine & applied engineering to combine engineering, robotics and medicine

Following New Haven’s success, Lamont proposes plan to fight childhood lead exposure

Lamont announces statewide lead poisoning proposal based off of New Haven program, while also unveiling a proposal to improve school HVAC systems.

Sen. Murphy participates in medical school misinformation roundtable

Senator Chris Murphy heard from members of Connecticut and the Yale community on how to best fight medical misinformation.

As the Sackler family pays out $6 billion in a settlement, Yale maintains its ties

The Sackler family will pay out $6 billion to victims of the opioid crisis while Yale holds onto its connection to the pharmaceutical magnates.

New Haven celebrates National Read Across America Day with book donations and community partnerships

New Haven Reads and The Study at Yale partner to promote reading among the city’s youth for National Read Across America Day

State divests from Russian assets after country’s invasion of Ukraine

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Connecticut state pension funds divest $220 million dollars of Russian domiciled assets.

“Away from the precipice”: Elicker introduces optimistic vision for city budget

The mayor’s proposal increases funding for libraries, housing inspections, police and more.

Law School students and University play roles on both sides of $73 million settlement between Sandy Hook families and Remington Arms.

In a historic settlement reached last week, families of nine Sandy Hook victims won $73 million following an eight-year legal battle with gun manufacturer Remington Arms.

City leaders sign off on contract to surveil students’ technology usage during school day

GoGuardian, a software where staff can watch what students are doing on district computers in real time, receives final approval for an $210,000 dollar contract with the BOE.

New Haven Public Schools presents 2022-23 budget, declares half day for hope and healing during pandemic

District administrators presented a budget that saw a roughly $10 million increase in spending, while the Board of Education declared March 18 as a half day for students and staff to reflect on the pandemic’s toll.