Michael Morand, longtime New Haven community ‘connector,’ to serve as City Historian

Currently the Beinecke Library’s Director of Community Engagement, Michael Morand ’87 DIV ’93 has “made it his business” to know New Haven’s history.

Several New Haven schools evacuated during earthquake tremor

Before receiving emergency management guidance to shelter in place, at least three schools received guidance from an assistant superintendent to evacuate during the earthquake tremor last Friday morning.

New Haven receives over $300k in state grants for senior centers

Funds from the state of Connecticut will go toward enhancing programs and accommodations offered by New Haven’s senior centers.

School leaders tout math, reading improvements

Superintendent Madeline Negrón and district leadership presented mid-year updates to the Board of Alders on mathematics and literacy, citing promising growth. NHPS also plans to focus more on educator retention.

Students criticize facility crisis in New Haven Public Schools

The New Haven Board of Education met on Monday, March 25, to discuss key educational initiatives and operational enhancements. The student reporters alerted board members of the desperate facilities situation at New Haven public schools, advocating for the Superintendent’s 2024-25 fiscal year budget to be accepted.

Four New Haven Public Schools implement composting pilot program

If the new 18-month composting pilot program is successful, organizers hope to create a long-term composting program for all schools in the city.

YaleBleeds supports New Haven Public Schools providing free period products to meet state law requirement

The undergraduate student organization is continuing its work with the New Haven Board of Education to ensure free menstrual products are made available to local students.

New Haven Public Schools using AI tool to develop five-year plan

Superintendent Madeline Negrón and district leadership presented their progress in developing the strategic operating plan to the Board of Alders on Wednesday. They are surveying community members with the AI program Thought Exchange.

Application open for the Ulysses S. Grant Foundation’s summer program for New Haven middle schoolers

The program offers classes designed and taught by Yale undergraduates and unites students across New Haven to prepare them for the years ahead.

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.

Board of Education discusses multi-year improvement plan

The BOE also heard complaints, considered a new scheduling plan and discussed a plan to increase lingual accessibility.