EDUCATION AND YOUTH
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.

“Stymying change”: Current student BOE member reflects on tenure as next year’s candidate prepares for the future.

As the school year comes to an end, New Haven Public Schools is preparing for a turnover in its student BOE members.  On Monday night, […]

State legislature set to pass first in nation AAPI studies legislation

After activism from Make Us Visible campaign and AAPI advocates at Yale and across the state, state legislature prepares to pass AAPI education bill.

Culturally responsive pedagogy: supporting the individual in the era of COVID-19

New Haven Public Schools have increased support of culturally responsive pedagogy, focusing on individual student needs amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Teen organizers criticize “fossil fools” in New Haven

Last Friday, the New Haven Climate Movement Youth Action Team criticized the city budget’s lack of climate solutions funding.

Boys & Girls Club of New Haven unveils new art space

On Thursday afternoon, the Boys & Girls Club of New Haven held a ribbon cutting and tour of its newly completed art space, which was […]

New Haven high school reckons with tough week following weapon at school

Following weapons at school and reassignment of a school security officer, Metropolitan Business Academy devolved into chaos on Friday.

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.

New Haven Public Schools board votes to continue mask mandate

Board members unanimously assented to continuing to require masks for students and staff.

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.