EDUCATION & YOUTH
NHPS bus shortage causes pick-up and drop-off delays for about 900 K-12 students

New Haven Public Schools, or NHPS,  is among the many school systems across the country experiencing a bus driver shortage. The shortage affects about 900 […]

Viral TikTok challenge incites violence and vandalism at local schools

A destructive and popular TikTok trend called “Devious Licks” has led to broken toilets, damaged sinks and stolen soap dispensers in Connecticut public schools over […]

New Haven Board of Education discusses student quarantines, overhaul of Code of Conduct

On Tuesday evening, the New Haven Board of Education heard that around 50 classes of NHPS students have had to quarantine since the beginning of […]

NHPS employees must get COVID-19 vaccines or weekly tests

Some New Haven students were met with empty classrooms last Monday after approximately 150 school employees failed to comply with a new statewide vaccine requirement. […]

Amidst staffing shortages, NHPS launches virtual after-school tutoring program for quarantined students

As Connecticut schools continue to adapt to the pandemic and associated teaching shortages, New Haven Public Schools has been trialing new virtual learning formats for […]

NHPS, Connecticut set the groundwork for ethnic studies

In the midst of a nationwide debate regarding how teachers are permitted to teach about race in K-12 schools, Connecticut has become the first state […]

Yale SACNAS chapter hosts outreach event for NHPS students

The event featured two graduate students who shared their journeys coming to Yale.

Teacher writes on blackboard.
Local teacher on activist slate announces run for teachers union president against longtime incumbent

A social studies teacher challenges the current teachers union president on a platform of increasing teacher and community engagement.

Vaccine campaigns target communities of color, youth

A new city campaign aims to promote vaccination rates through bilingual video and photo ads. Meanwhile, community leaders indicate a need for continued focus on vaccinating people of color.

A healthcare worker draws a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Yalies develop app that innovates public safety, 911 services

Former Yale student Michael Chime, along with co-founders Neal Soni ’24 and Dylan Gleicher ’23, has launched an app that aims to change how schools and 911 centers across the country address emergencies.

Chime and Soni smile for the camera
‘A new American birthright’: Baby Bonds bill sees support from Elicker, state officials

Introduced by the state treasurer, the legislation would set up $5,000 savings accounts for Connecticut children enrolled in HUSKY that unfreeze when they turn 18.

The CT State Capitol in the sunlight