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Showing 10/30/2014 to 8/19/2014

Norwalk Superintendent of Schools Manny Rivera begins his budget presentation

Rowayton parents pepper Rivera with questions

NORWALK, Conn. – A Norwalk Public Schools budget forum Wednesday in Rowayton turned into a forum with the superintendent... (Read more)

10 / 30 / 2014

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Debicella unveils strategy to revitalize Connecticut cities

NORWALK, Conn. – Federal help is needed to regenerate urban areas part of an idea that would pay for... (Read more)

10 / 18 / 2014

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Norwalk P-Tech students meet IBM mentors

Norwalk Early College Academy (NECA) and IBM kicked off the program’s mentoring program Friday at Norwalk Community College. NancyOnNorwalk... (Read more)

10 / 18 / 2014

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Personnel Committee Chairman Mike Barbis

BoE approves contract for Norwalk administrators

NORWALK, Conn. – A new contract for Norwalk Public Schools administrators and a bonus structure for the superintendent were... (Read more)

10 / 9 / 2014

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Norwalk Superintendent Manny Rivera, left. Board of Education Chairman Mike Lyons, right.

Norwalk BoE considering pegging Rivera bonus to performance measures

NORWALK, Conn. – A bonus for Norwalk Superintendent Manny Rivera would be contingent on student achievement in a proposal... (Read more)

10 / 7 / 2014

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Rowayton school construction on target for August completion date

NORWALK, Conn. – A framework for the future is emerging behind Rowayton Elementary School. “We finished the foundation work... (Read more)

10 / 3 / 2014

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Lavielle no fan of ‘burdensome’ education mandates

NORWALK, Conn. – State Rep. Gail Lavielle (R-143) says she is concerned with state education mandates that, she says,... (Read more)

10 / 2 / 2014

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Superintendent Manny Rivera

Rilling, Rivera duel in Norwalk Mentor Challenge

NORWALK, Conn. – Mayor Harry Rilling and Superintendent Manny Rivera are having a friendly little competition – to see who... (Read more)

10 / 1 / 2014

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Jefferson Magnet School earns high national honor for narrowing achievement gap

NORWALK, Conn. – A Norwalk elementary school has received national recognition for closing the achievement gap. Jefferson Science Magnet... (Read more)

9 / 30 / 2014

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Renovations at the South Norwalk Community Center are nearly complete, Executive Director Kelly Robertson said.

Rivera defends ‘late’ SoNoCC After the Bell program debut

NORWALK, Conn. – An after-school program for South Norwalk children can’t start soon enough, a “saddened and disappointed” South... (Read more)

9 / 21 / 2014

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Rivera looking to improve Norwalk snow day coordination

NORWALK, Conn. – Steps are being taken to make sure that snow days at Norwalk Public Schools will be... (Read more)

9 / 18 / 2014

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No labor pains for Norwalk BoE: NFEP contract approved, NASA deal is on the horizon

NORWALK, Conn. – A “win-win” contract between the Board of Education and the Norwalk Federation of Education Personnel (NFEP)... (Read more)

9 / 17 / 2014

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Light BOE agenda to be followed by Rivera evaluation in closed session

NORWALK, Conn. – Expected approval of the Norwalk Federation of Education Personnel (NFEP) contract tops the public part of... (Read more)

9 / 16 / 2014

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New Norwalk P-Tech academy christened by Malloy

NORWALK, Conn. – A select group of Norwalk High School freshmen was given a vow of support from a... (Read more)

9 / 13 / 2014

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Norwalk BoE’s $1.6M spending plan gets unanimous BET approval

NORWALK, Conn. – A $1.6 million Norwalk Board of Education spending plan was given a green light Monday by... (Read more)

9 / 9 / 2014

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Board of Education Chairman Mike Lyons

Norwalk BoE sends $2.9 million shopping list to BET

NORWALK, Conn. – A “terrific proposal” for spending $2.9 million of Norwalk Public Schools surplus money was passed Tuesday... (Read more)

9 / 3 / 2014

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Rivera cites ‘glitches’ in Norwalk school-year launch, immigrant minors

NORWALK, Conn. – The beginning of the school year went well, but there were glitches related to a delay... (Read more)

9 / 3 / 2014

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Norwalk Federation of Teachers President Bruce Mellion

Norwalk Early College Academy’s growing pains include ‘deep concern’ from Mellion

  NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk educators are looking forward to creating a template for future success with the just-opened... (Read more)

9 / 2 / 2014

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Mike Lyons

Opinion: Norwalk schools ‘heading for greatness’

Mike Lyons is chairman of the Norwalk Board of Education. The Norwalk Public Schools are heading for greatness. Recent... (Read more)

9 / 1 / 2014

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Norwalk Superintendent Manny Rivera

Rivera looking to spend $200K to improve Norwalk student experiences

NORWALK, Conn. – Plans to use more than $200,000 of the windfall uncovered for the Norwalk Board of Education... (Read more)

9 / 1 / 2014

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Board of Education Chairman Mike Lyons

All 12 elementary schools filled new curriculum and instruction site directors posts

NORWALK, Conn. – Back on Aug. 21, a commenter, “Will,” said the daily print paper had listed nine schools... (Read more)

8 / 28 / 2014

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Norwalk educators take lessons in brain-based teaching

NORWALK, Conn. – Brain-based teaching came to the Norwalk Inn – and Norwalk Public Schools – Monday in a... (Read more)

8 / 26 / 2014

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Rivera, noted educator, fire up Norwalk schools’ staff to start school new year

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk educators started their new year Monday with inspirational speeches built upon one idea: there are... (Read more)

8 / 26 / 2014

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‘Fractious’ Norwalk BoE argues over $25K contract

NORWALK, Conn. – Not long after being urged by a Norwalk parent to heal the fractious Board of Education... (Read more)

8 / 25 / 2014

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Mayor Harry Rilling.

Rilling lauds Norwalk BoE’s transparency regarding its $2.9 million surplus

NORWALK, Conn. – It’s remarkable that the Norwalk Board of Education has come forward with a $2.9 million surplus,... (Read more)

8 / 22 / 2014

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Alvord explains Norwalk schools recycling ‘test’

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk schools have two months to prove they’re serious about recycling. If, after two months of... (Read more)

8 / 22 / 2014

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Norwalk Public Schools Chief Business and Financial Officer Rich Rudl

Norwalk BoE eyes potential $2.9M school system spruce up

NORWALK, Conn. – It’s a wonderful problem to have: the Norwalk Board of Education has to figure out what... (Read more)

8 / 21 / 2014

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Norwalk schools finally move toward recycling

NORWALK, Conn. – A long awaited experiment will commence this fall as Norwalk Public Schools finally attempt to get... (Read more)

8 / 21 / 2014

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Norwalk BoE approves custodian outsourcing, 4 to 3

NORWALK, Conn. – A move to outsource custodial work at two Norwalk schools was approved Tuesday despite skepticism expressed... (Read more)

8 / 20 / 2014

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Norwalk Superintendent Manny Rivera

Norwalk schools get grant for curriculum and instruction leaders

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Public Schools have been awarded a $1.1 million grant by the Dalio Foundation to support... (Read more)

8 / 19 / 2014

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