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Showing 11/21/2022 to 7/1/2022

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Norwalk political notes: Looking forward to 2023, 2131; BoE policy update

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political notes for you: Norwalk Department head explores run for Bridgeport Mayor Levin requests... (Read more)

11 / 21 / 2022

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NPS seeks to replace another administrator

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools is looking for a new Director of Human Resources. There’s been some mystery... (Read more)

11 / 17 / 2022

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Budget season begins with frank talk at joint meeting

NORWALK, Conn. — Like holiday decorations that pop up earlier every year, Norwalk’s public budget discussions have already begun. ... (Read more)

11 / 16 / 2022

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Carpio elected Board of Education Chairwoman

NORWALK, Conn. —Diana Carpio replaced Colin Hosten as Board of Education Chairman in a unanimous vote held at Monday’s... (Read more)

11 / 15 / 2022

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Former Briggs Principal Allen made a temporary NPS consultant as part of legal settlement

NORWALK, Conn. — NancyOnNorwalk has obtained the settlement details in the lawsuit filed by former Briggs High School principal... (Read more)

10 / 27 / 2022

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NPS turnover continues with three administrative exits, bevy of new hires

NORWALK, Conn. — A trio of Norwalk Public Schools administrators have quietly left the district. Two of their resignations... (Read more)

10 / 18 / 2022

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Costanzo seeks damages in ‘involuntary resignation’

NORWALK, Conn. — In a lawsuit, Frank Costanzo, formerly a high-level NPS administrator, has laid out an alleged pattern... (Read more)

10 / 17 / 2022

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Chumney, Moore lawsuits settled for a total $275K

NORWALK, Conn. — NancyOnNorwalk has learned the details of two lawsuit settlements negotiated recently by Norwalk Public Schools, through... (Read more)

10 / 16 / 2022

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Meek questions South Norwalk school plan

NORWALK, Conn. — The plan to build a new school in South Norwalk is proceeding without the support of... (Read more)

10 / 11 / 2022

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NPS issues school and security update, says more funds needed

NORWALK, Conn. — Security upgrades and collaborative efforts are making a difference at Norwalk Public Schools, according to Ryan... (Read more)

10 / 7 / 2022

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NPS handles fallout from Middle School Choice ‘miscommunication,’ answers questions

NORWALK, Conn. — School district leaders fielded questions about Middle School Choice on Monday, quelling some of the controversy... (Read more)

10 / 4 / 2022

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Congratulations to NPS’ Jim Martinez

I would like to congratulate Jim Martinez, Education Administration for School Counseling and Social Services K-12 for Norwalk Public... (Read more)

10 / 2 / 2022

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Three Norwalk seniors named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced the names of over 16,000 semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit... (Read more)

9 / 28 / 2022

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Norwalkers protest outside City Hall

NORWALK, Conn. — A About 20 people, including some political candidates, gathered Tuesday outside City Hall in a dual... (Read more)

9 / 28 / 2022

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Middle school announcement inspires call to oust BoE Chairman, plan to protest

NORWALK, Conn. — A petition to “remove” Norwalk Board of Education Chairman Colin Hosten. A call for a protest... (Read more)

9 / 27 / 2022

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‘Launch’ of Middle School Choice lacks community input

Editor’s note: Norwalk Public Schools has invited fifth grade families to an online town hall Tuesday. NPS has not... (Read more)

9 / 27 / 2022

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NPS announces Middle School Choice, parents cry foul

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools is “transitioning from a concept of middle school assignments based on neighborhoods to... (Read more)

9 / 26 / 2022

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Norwalk political briefs: A dying wish fulfilled; NPI, 1TD

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political briefs for you: Suda elected to replace Romano – granting final wish Matley’s... (Read more)

9 / 19 / 2022

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Cost of Morris lawsuit settlement? $550,000.

NORWALK, Conn. — The cost to settle in the lawsuit filed by former State Rep. Bruce Morris (D-140) against... (Read more)

9 / 16 / 2022

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NPS plans third youth survey

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s school district plans to again survey its older students to learn about their mental health... (Read more)

9 / 9 / 2022

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Norwalk leaders celebrate new Jefferson school

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk officials held a ribbon cutting at Jefferson Elementary School, just days ahead of students returning... (Read more)

9 / 7 / 2022

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Matley plans to launch Norwalk Parents Initiative

NORWALK, Conn. — Justin Matley is presenting his fellow Norwalk parents with an alternative to Facebook, a website designed... (Read more)

8 / 18 / 2022

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Rilling leads groundbreaking for new Cranbury Elementary

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk officials met Thursday at a construction site to celebrate the coming new facility for Cranbury... (Read more)

8 / 12 / 2022

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Norwalk P&Z Commission turns down Schoolhouse Academy plan

NORWALK, Conn. — West Norwalk residents won a victory Thursday when the Planning and Zoning Commission turned down an... (Read more)

8 / 5 / 2022

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My Day: ONE-STOP SHOPPING for educational resources

On a warm, sunny spring day, Norwalk Public Schools (NPS) Family Center formally opened. Elementary students from Wolfpit Arts... (Read more)

8 / 4 / 2022

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Discrimination lawsuits against NPS include one from Tracey’s temp principal

NORWALK, Conn. — Former Briggs High School Principal Marie Allen is suing Norwalk Public Schools, the City, and former... (Read more)

8 / 1 / 2022

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Norwalk BoE approves Estrella’s choices for NPS leadership

NORWALK, Conn. — A slew of administrative appointments at Norwalk Public Schools includes five principals, one of them a... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2022

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Estrella touts improved NPS graduation rate

NORWALK, Conn. — After four years of steady decline, Norwalk’s high school graduation rate posted a modest gain in... (Read more)

7 / 18 / 2022

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West Rocks teacher arrested, charged in incident at school

NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk teacher was recently arrested after a West Rocks Middle School student caught him on... (Read more)

7 / 8 / 2022

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NPS lays out ‘comprehensive’ goals for coming school year

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s schools superintendent and her staff are said to have exceeded their goals for the 2021-22... (Read more)

7 / 1 / 2022

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