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Norwalk BoE looks to move Kendall plan forward

Updated, 4 p.m.: PDF added; 3:34 p.m.: Clarification as to meaning of vote. NORWALK, Conn. – The proposal to... (Read more)

8 / 20 / 2019

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Norwalk BoE ponders enrollment projections

Updated, 10:33 p.m.: More information. NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s shifting demographics might soon negate the need for a magnet... (Read more)

8 / 19 / 2019

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South Norwalk Library celebrates Mayor’s Summer Youth students

Correction, 7:40 p.m.: Kamil Bryan will be a high school senior.  NORWALK, Conn. – Each year the Mayor’s Summer Youth... (Read more)

8 / 18 / 2019

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Reading the tea leaves on accreditors’ views of plan to merge community colleges

A letter issued last month by accreditors about the merger the state’s 12 community college into a single statewide... (Read more)

8 / 10 / 2019

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NPS SAT ‘small gains’ touted as being against CT trend

Updated, 8:30 p.m.: Headline changed. NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools is one of the few districts in the... (Read more)

8 / 6 / 2019

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SAT results: At least one-third of CT juniors unready for college or job

One-third of high school juniors are not reading and writing well enough to begin taking college courses or start... (Read more)

8 / 6 / 2019

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NPS honors educators, advertises free food program for Kendall and Tracey

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools has announced the following news items: NHS STEM teacher Couture named NPS Teacher... (Read more)

8 / 2 / 2019

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NYC attorney defends NPS employees’ decision to sue district in alleged ‘wage theft’

NORWALK, Conn. — “Dozens” of Norwalk Public Schools employees have confirmed allegations of wage theft, Attorney Ryan Daugherty said... (Read more)

8 / 2 / 2019

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NPS SpEd chief: No ‘gross violations’ of federal laws

Updated, 5;54 p.m.: PDFs added. NORWALK, Conn. — The issues the state identified in Norwalk Special Education date to... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2019

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Goorevitch touts results of 3-year SpEd effort

NORWALK, Conn. — The number of Norwalk school children who need specialized services continues to increase but costs have... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2019

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Opinion: Shout out to accreditation

Anthony Allison is the Chief Initiative Officer of Norwalk ACTS. Shout Out to the staff at Growing Seeds Too, Child Development... (Read more)

7 / 28 / 2019

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NPS accused of deliberately depriving employees of pay

NORWALK, Conn. —A pair of Norwalk Public Schools employees allege that NPS has systematically committed wage theft on them... (Read more)

7 / 27 / 2019

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Norwalk BoE begins annual deep dive into info, scores Adamowski

Correction, 12:30 p.m.: Scores based on rubrics. NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Superintendent of Schools Steven Adamowski has scored a... (Read more)

7 / 26 / 2019

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State finds Norwalk Public Schools has violated SpEd laws; NPS says violations ‘not substantive’

Updated, July 22: PDFs replaced due to formatting issue; 7:35 p.m.: Comment from Brenda Wilcox Williams. NORWALK, Conn. —Norwalk... (Read more)

7 / 18 / 2019

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Norwalk political roundup: Legal bills, odds & ends

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s some Norwalk odds and ends for your consideration: RDA legal bills in fight with Milligan... (Read more)

7 / 3 / 2019

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Norwalk roundup: Rilling opines; Norwalk BoE wants a do-over on Morris; Harbor Keeper waits

NORWALK, Conn. — Here’s some Norwalk news briefs for you: Rilling: No input from Lamont on Walk Bridge design;... (Read more)

6 / 26 / 2019

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‘Complicated’ NPS calendar issue inspires debate

NORWALK, Conn. —A proposal to reschedule Norwalk’s winter school break to March, instead of April, is inspiring controversy and... (Read more)

6 / 20 / 2019

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Norwalk BoE roundup: Approving a budget and administrative appointments

NORWALK, Conn. — Some doings at Tuesday’s Norwalk Board of Education meeting: Budget cruises to approval Interim Brookside principal... (Read more)

6 / 19 / 2019

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Norwalk touts academic success in 2019 grads’ college acceptances

NORWALK, Conn. — It’s spectacular, Norwalk Superintendent of Schools Steven Adamowski said: about 97% of this year’s Norwalk high... (Read more)

6 / 18 / 2019

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Norwalk BoE looks to improve food service, add digital learning

NORWALK, Conn. — Among the many items up for approval by the Norwalk Board of Education on Tuesday are:... (Read more)

6 / 18 / 2019

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Norwalk BoE to appoint Reynolds WRMS principal, promote Faoies

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Board of Education is slated to vote Tuesday on two administrative appointments. Adam Reynolds... (Read more)

6 / 17 / 2019

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Opinion: NPS students participate in National Invention Convention Conference

Fostering a healthy spirit for competition inspires students to do their best, while providing valuable skills that will serve... (Read more)

6 / 16 / 2019

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Norwalk election roundup: Democrats seeking endorsements

Updated, 4:30 p.m.: Comments from Sheri Brown. NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Democrats are stepping forward to run for office.... (Read more)

6 / 13 / 2019

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Norwalk Council moves school projects ahead

NORWALK, Conn. — Capital budget funds were rejiggered Tuesday to cover Norwalk Public Schools construction budget shortfalls, in the... (Read more)

6 / 13 / 2019

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Norwalk BoE firms up $200M budget

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Board of Education has formulated $1,788,183 in cuts to its initial proposed budget for... (Read more)

6 / 12 / 2019

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Norwalk BoE ponders school construction options

Updated, 3:30 p.m.: Additional information. NORWALK, Conn. — It might be necessary to reprioritize Norwalk’s school construction projects, Board... (Read more)

6 / 11 / 2019

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Norwalk Council looks to table Columbus controversy as Ely school is delayed

Updated, 3 p.m.: PDF added. NORWALK, Conn. – It will be almost certainly be a year before construction can... (Read more)

6 / 6 / 2019

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State funding for Norwalk called ‘nothing to brag about’

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk is getting a 3% increase in state funding for 2019-20, according to the Connecticut Mirror.... (Read more)

6 / 6 / 2019

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Judge: Morris’ discrimination lawsuit merits jury trial

  Correction, 6 p.m.: Judge Alex Hernandez, suspension appeal. NORWALK, Conn. – Bruce Morris’s lawsuit against the City of... (Read more)

6 / 4 / 2019

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CT Senate endorses plan requiring schools to teach African American, Latino history

Connecticut schools will be required to offer a course in  African American, Puerto Rican and Latino history by 2022... (Read more)

6 / 1 / 2019

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