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Showing 5/17/2018 to 4/2/2018

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Opinion: Don’t forget education when reorganizing city government

Bruce Kimmel is a Board of Education member and a former Common Council member.  Mayor Rilling recently proposed a... (Read more)

5 / 17 / 2018

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Graduating Norwalk teens protest ‘sudden’ shifts in GPA rankings

NORWALK, Conn. — Grade Point Averages have created controversy at Norwalk High School as the Norwalk Early College Academy,... (Read more)

5 / 16 / 2018

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Norwalk BoE eyes Council decision with suspicion

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Common Council members were “pretending” in January when they declined to authorizing paying a $150,000... (Read more)

5 / 16 / 2018

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Norwalk leaders celebrate state funding for school construction

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent: Senate Majority... (Read more)

5 / 14 / 2018

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Norwalk teens graduating NECA with college degrees, job offers

Correction, 2:30 p.m. May 14: Press release written by Madeline Barillo. NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release,... (Read more)

5 / 13 / 2018

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Funding for Norwalk school projects boosted with state approvals for reimbursements

NORWALK, Conn. – The state legislature has awarded Norwalk more than $14 million for the Ponus Ridge school construction... (Read more)

5 / 10 / 2018

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Norwalk roundup: Jefferson delayed; City plans for I-95 diversions

NORWALK, Conn. – Agendas for Norwalk meetings this week show: Jefferson Elementary School renovation pushed back Council considers eminent... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2018

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Norwalk’s new Head Start provider to teach babies and toddlers, in year-round program

NORWALK, Conn. – A Danbury-based non-profit has been awarded the Head Start program for Greater Norwalk and will begin... (Read more)

5 / 4 / 2018

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Norwalk student inventors move on to compete at national convention this summer

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:   Norwalk... (Read more)

5 / 4 / 2018

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Norwalk Council members move new school-related land swap forward

NORWALK, Conn. – A South Norwalk land swap was given a stamp of approval Wednesday by Common Council members,... (Read more)

5 / 3 / 2018

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BMHS students headed to Dallas for HOSA Conference

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:   Eight... (Read more)

4 / 28 / 2018

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NPS changes preschool’s dismissal procedure after child goes astray

NORWALK, Conn. – A Norwalk mother waited 40 minutes recently for her 3-year-old son to return home from the... (Read more)

4 / 27 / 2018

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Norwalk education roundup: Gifted youngsters, $2.2M less in SpEd costs

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s some recent education news for you: Second graders may not be left out after all... (Read more)

4 / 23 / 2018

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NCC’s young child activities include parade around campus, whacky clothes day

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:   NCC... (Read more)

4 / 21 / 2018

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Norwalk BoE Committee studies AT redesign’s ‘clusters’

NORWALK, Conn. – Mixed-grade level classes designed to bring out the best in Norwalk’s school children could begin next... (Read more)

4 / 19 / 2018

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Norwalk BoE roundup: ‘Real schools,’ calendar talk

NORWALK, Conn. — Here’s a roundup from Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting: Complaints go unanswered as Whitman greenlighted Move... (Read more)

4 / 18 / 2018

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‘Blindsided’ Norwalk parents seek answers after Thursday surprise

Updated, 1:26 p.m.: Story edited; correction, Mike Barbis, not Mike Lyons. NORWALK, Conn. –Norwalk Public Schools is poised to... (Read more)

4 / 17 / 2018

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Norwalk school funding roundup: Perspectives on spending

NORWALK, Conn. – Here are some items related to Tuesday’s move on education funding: Hempstead: There’s been a misunderstanding... (Read more)

4 / 12 / 2018

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Norwalk Council raises cap to provide BoE more money for strategic plan

Updated, 1:55 p.m.: Comment from Mike Barbis, data is from state.  NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Common Council agreed... (Read more)

4 / 11 / 2018

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Bowman says South Norwalk school stalled, as Council approves capital budget

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Common Council approved a capital budget Tuesday, with caveats issued by one member. Construction... (Read more)

4 / 11 / 2018

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Norwalk notes: A possible ethics complaint, education funding

NORWALK, Conn. — Here are a few items of note from the Norwalk political landscape: Barron said to be... (Read more)

4 / 10 / 2018

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Norwalk BET set to consider reinstated $1.5 M BoE ‘deal’ on Tuesday

Updated, 11:10 p.m.: Copy edit. NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk school budget battle appears set to close Tuesday with... (Read more)

4 / 9 / 2018

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Camacho: Norwalk BET may meet Tuesday to request more funding for BoE

NORWALK, Conn. — Efforts continue to get the Norwalk Board of Education the additional $1.5 million in funding it... (Read more)

4 / 9 / 2018

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Board of Ed Notes: Attendance questions and ‘budget shenanigans’

NORWALK, Conn. — Here’s some education items of interest: Anderson’s absences unexplained Absence inquiry leads to slam of Rilling... (Read more)

4 / 9 / 2018

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No progress made on BoE’s hoped for $1.5 million

NORWALK, Conn. – No one’s revealing the Norwalk Board of Education’s intentions regarding its desire for another $1.5 million in... (Read more)

4 / 6 / 2018

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NPS set to revamp Academically Talented program

NORWALK, Conn. – Beginning steps have been taken to overhaul Norwalk Public Schools’ long overlooked Academically Talented program. A... (Read more)

4 / 5 / 2018

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Barbis blasts Barron, BET

NORWALK, Conn. – Finance Director Bob Barron is clueless, Board of Education Chairman Mike Barbis said Tuesday. Barbis was... (Read more)

4 / 4 / 2018

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Sheehan: Norwalk’s new urban apartments don’t contribute heavily to the school system

Updated, 2:23 p.m.: More information; PDF added.  NORWALK, Conn. – The number of school children coming from new apartment... (Read more)

4 / 4 / 2018

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Norwalk tax board sticks with $5.5M increase for BoE

Updated, 6: 40 a.m.: More information. NORWALK, Conn. – If the Norwalk Board of Education wants a chance at... (Read more)

4 / 3 / 2018

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Norwalk BoE seeks $550K more than offered

Correction, 7:32 p.m.: High school program explained by Mike Barbis.  Minor edit, 4:49 p.m. Updated, 3:07 p.m.: February comment from... (Read more)

4 / 2 / 2018

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