New Haven Public Schools security guard charged after shooting at 14-year-old

The security guard was arrested and released on bail, and has since been relocated to central office pending the results of the criminal process.

Mayoral candidates trade barbs over Board of Education nomination at Aldermanic meeting

Mayoral candidate calls on Board of Alders to reject or delay all BOE nominations until his demands are met.

Historic Edgewood mansion soon to be site of Montessori school

A historic Edgewood mansion is in the process of being restored and turned into a Montessori private childcare center for infants and toddlers.

New “Cookies with Cops” program comes to New Haven elementary schools

School Resource Officers have started visiting elementary schools across the city to promote policing.

New Haven Reads shares the joy of books with local students

The newly in-person program offers students across New Haven the opportunity to visit the organization’s Book Bank and take home up to five free books.

New Haven Public Schools face teacher shortages amid contract negotiations

Teachers say they’ve been “stretched to points of snapping”.

New Haven Board of Education adopts Climate Emergency Resolution

Climate Emergency Resolution unanimously passed by New Haven Board of Education promises mobilization in New Haven Public Schools

Local teachers’ union receives $75,000 grant to lobby for increased funding

The New Haven chapter of a nationwide teachers’ union will put the grant towards advocacy it hopes will combat chronic underfunding and teacher shortages in the pandemic’s wake.

New Haven Public Schools plan to “enhance” reading to address city reading crisis

Schools officials presented their approach to address the lack of learning at education committee Wednesday.

New AP African American Studies course pilots in Hamden School

In August 2022, the College Board announced the Advanced Placement program’s first ever ethnic course in African American Studies. The course has arrived in Hamden and other Connecticut schools are considering following suit.

NHPS Superintendent announces retirement; students return unmasked

Nearly two and a half years into the pandemic, New Haven Public Schools have lifted their mask mandates for the 2022-23 school year.