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Showing 12/6/2018 to 9/5/2018

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South Norwalk Dems will ‘go public’ on MIA BoE member Anderson

Updated, 1:57 p.m.: Comments from Erik Anderson and Mike Barbis added; correction, Anderson is no longer vice chairman and... (Read more)

12 / 6 / 2018

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Norwalk BoE begins budget push with look at per-pupil spending

Updated, 2:02 p.m.: Added chart from ctschoolfinance.org; 9:21 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk spends less money per-pupil... (Read more)

12 / 6 / 2018

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Norwalk BoE looks to pilot school in 2019

Updated, 8:43 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – School officials laid out plans at Tuesday’s Board of Education Meeting... (Read more)

12 / 5 / 2018

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Norwalk begins to curb the ‘summer slide’

In the 1970s, social scientists started to notice that students from lower socioeconomic circumstances lost ground academically over the... (Read more)

11 / 28 / 2018

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Eversource digging up Norwalk school bus depot

Updated, 6:50 p.m.: Information added. NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk school buses have been moved across the street from the... (Read more)

11 / 27 / 2018

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Norwalk BoE set to revise GPA system, work toward keeping teens in bed longer

Updated, 2:41 p.m.: PDF added, copy edit; correction, Bruce Kimmel did not “sit in” on the task force meeting;... (Read more)

11 / 21 / 2018

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Norwalk news briefs: Pinnacle needs new movie tenant, SpEd complaint update

Updated, 9:05 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s an assortment of Norwalk news briefs: Kinol: Pinnacle construction four... (Read more)

11 / 19 / 2018

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Norwalk BoE studies NPS teacher absenteeism rates

Updated, 7:26 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – The overall trend in Norwalk teacher absenteeism is heading in the... (Read more)

11 / 15 / 2018

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Norwalk roundup: ‘Tip of iceberg,’ education funding and the West Ave./Wall Street plan

Updated, 3 p.m.: additional information; 7:39 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – Some political developments for you: Torre lists... (Read more)

11 / 14 / 2018

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Opinion: What works and what needs to improve in Norwalk Public Schools

Norwalk residents have a right to be informed about how their tax dollars are spent by the Board of... (Read more)

10 / 30 / 2018

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Opinion: Shout out for Social Emotional Wellness efforts

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to the Norwalk ACTS Social Emotional Initiative (SE)... (Read more)

10 / 28 / 2018

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Norwalk roundup: A home for Indigenous Peoples artwork; new NPS administrator and slew of Council expenditures

Correction, 11:33 p.m.: Ordinance employees who have been given additional duties and corresponding pay raises are not eligible for... (Read more)

10 / 23 / 2018

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D’Amelio talks education at forum

Updated, 7:33 a.m.: Copy edits, Isabelle Hargrove comments added NORWALK, Conn. – Republican State Senate candidate Marc D’Amelio would... (Read more)

10 / 22 / 2018

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Norwalk briefs: A BoE mailer, good news on Wall Street and a rumor denied

Updated, 7:53 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – Here are some brief Norwalk items for you: Board of Ed spreads... (Read more)

10 / 18 / 2018

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Norwalk election roundup: A D’Amelio education funding forum, a voters guide and kudos for Lavielle

Correction, Oct. 16: “Election” roundup, not “education” roundup. Updated, 7:37 a.m.: information added; 6:39 a.m.: Copy edits, information added... (Read more)

10 / 11 / 2018

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Norwalk parents, attorney and BoE members trade jabs over SpEd complaint

Updated, 6:28 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk parents, Board of Education members and an attorney traded charges... (Read more)

10 / 10 / 2018

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Opinion: Shout out for data learning opportunities

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to Fairfield County Community Foundation / Center for... (Read more)

10 / 7 / 2018

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NPS responds to SpEd allegations

  Updated, 2:55 p.m.: Copy edits, photo added. NORWALK, Conn. — School officials issued a statement Friday in response to a... (Read more)

10 / 5 / 2018

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NPS accused of violating state and federal SpEd laws

Updated, 2:30 p.m.: reference to NPS response added; for full response, click here; PDF replaced; 7:13 a.m.: Information added; re-formatting; 6:11... (Read more)

10 / 5 / 2018

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Norwalk notes: Campaign signs, NAACP accusations, Lavielle endorsement, and three meetings

Updated, 5:55 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s some Norwalk news, some related to the upcoming election: City... (Read more)

10 / 2 / 2018

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Norwalk NAACP leader criticizes Briggs transition; administrators tout progress

Updated, 3:30 p.m.: Link added; 8:57 a.m.: Correction, the program is called Edgenuity; 5:59 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – An... (Read more)

9 / 27 / 2018

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Norwalk opens state’s first public school dyslexia clinic

Updated, 6:18 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk on Tuesday celebrated  the first public school dyslexia clinic in... (Read more)

9 / 26 / 2018

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Norwalk education roundup: Ponus expansion, desires for air conditioning and a Roton problem

Updated, 7:42 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – On Monday, Board of Education members: Moved ahead Ponus School expansion... (Read more)

9 / 25 / 2018

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Opinion: A remarkable change in Norwalk High Schools

Bruce Kimmel is a Board of Education member.  During last year’s budget debate, I argued the city had been... (Read more)

9 / 21 / 2018

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Norwalk education roundup: ECS, NHS colors and Adamowski ‘dirt’

Updated, 10:09 a.m., 7:01 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s some education news of note: An analysis of... (Read more)

9 / 19 / 2018

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Norwalk 2019 education budget already a source of friction

Updated, 6:00 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. — Next year’s education budget talks haven’t yet begun and already they’ve... (Read more)

9 / 13 / 2018

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Norwalk development roundup: SoNo TOD, YMCA, Columbus School

Updated, 6:10 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. — Here’s a roundup of development-related Norwalk news items: Multi-building Chestnut Street... (Read more)

9 / 11 / 2018

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Opinion: Shout out to Norwalk mentors

Anthony Allison is the executive director of Norwalk ACTs.  Shout Out to the Norwalk Mentor Program, which is about... (Read more)

9 / 9 / 2018

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Norwalk BoE reflects on its practices in drive for ‘turnaround’

Updated, 7:10 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Board of Education members on Tuesday looked to New Haven... (Read more)

9 / 6 / 2018

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NPD: Hamden man threatened to use AK-47 at Norwalk High School

Updated, 5:35 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – A Norwalk High School cafeteria worker threatened to come to the... (Read more)

9 / 5 / 2018

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