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Norwalk political roundup: Republican candidates; no bell time traffic study at present

NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk political info for you: State Rep. candidate Mastronardi oversees himself at Oak Hills Bell... (Read more)

5 / 20 / 2022

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NPS celebrates Family Center opening on Park Street

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools’ new family center will help the district establish long lasting relationships with families... (Read more)

5 / 14 / 2022

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Norwalk/Stamford to get 60% State reimbursement on school construction projects

NORWALK, Conn. – In what Bob Duff calls a “generational game changer,” Norwalk and Stamford will now get 60%... (Read more)

5 / 12 / 2022

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State adds $50 million to new NHS budget

NORWALK, Conn. – The State has committed another $50 million to the Norwalk High School project. In addition, the... (Read more)

5 / 12 / 2022

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Norwalk BoE looks to study traffic impact of resuming changed high school start times

NORWALK, Conn. – The City appears ready to conduct the overdue traffic study the school district needs if it... (Read more)

5 / 10 / 2022

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BoE roundup: Verizon grant; BMHS gets a principal; teens pursue student aid

NORWALK, Conn. – Some recent developments at Norwalk Public Schools: Grant-funded middle school learning labs expected Wood named to... (Read more)

5 / 9 / 2022

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Recognizing a commitment to excellence

The Norwalk Board of Education is proud to recognize six high school seniors whose accomplishments have earned them admission... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2022

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Penn-Williams details her god daughter’s alleged travails in being demoted by NPS

NORWALK, Conn. – The decision to demote a P-Tech administrator has been upheld by Deputy Superintendent of Excellence, Equity,... (Read more)

5 / 5 / 2022

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Norwalk BoE looks to again revamp communications department

Website upgrade discussed NORWALK, Conn. – As a first step in heeding recommendations made in the recently released efficiency... (Read more)

5 / 3 / 2022

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Norwalk parents say NPS program damaged son, they will sue

Penn-Williams: NAOP should be shut down NORWALK, Conn. – A pair of Norwalk parents say their 13-year-old son was... (Read more)

4 / 20 / 2022

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Norwalk school bathroom talk shifts from ‘get it done’ to pleas for ‘gender-neutral’

NORWALK, Conn. —  A year ago, Norwalk parents won a promise from City leaders to fix up middle school... (Read more)

4 / 19 / 2022

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Norwalk political notes: School construction is imminent; BoE member faces accusations

Settlement ends Chumney lawsuit NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political notes for you: Cranbury school to begin construction Penn-Williams... (Read more)

4 / 14 / 2022

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P-TECH principal resigns, fueling accusations about NPS personnel matters

NORWALK, Conn. – Karen Amaker has resigned from her position as P-TECH principal, effective June 30, saying only that... (Read more)

4 / 12 / 2022

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NHS ‘Option B’ moves forward as Council members defend consultant

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Council Committee members on Wednesday advanced the “Option B” layout for the planned new Norwalk... (Read more)

4 / 7 / 2022

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Norwalk photos: Students promote mental wellness to help peers

NORWALK, Conn. — Surveys show a youth mental health crisis stemming from the pandemic and an increased rate of... (Read more)

4 / 5 / 2022

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CDC, Norwalk Partnership, paint grim picture of teen mental health during pandemic

NORWALK, Conn. — Newly released data measuring the effects of the pandemic on the mental health of America’s youth... (Read more)

4 / 4 / 2022

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Tracey turnover: Moore set to be schools’ principal; Allen appointed as interim leader

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools is shuffling its deck, sending Tracey Elementary School’s new Principal, Brenda Brush, to... (Read more)

3 / 30 / 2022

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School safety requires ongoing investment

On Tuesday March 15, Mayor Harry Rilling submitted his FY23 Capital Budget Recommendation in alignment with the City charter.... (Read more)

3 / 27 / 2022

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NPS educator said to have been ‘railroaded’ by administration

NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk high school administrator has been “demoted” and “railroaded,” multiple sources said. P-Tech Curriculum and... (Read more)

3 / 25 / 2022

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Efficiency study outlines potential savings in Norwalk Public Schools budget

Information added, 3:46 p.m.: BoE town hall scheduled. NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools could shave $1.7 million from... (Read more)

3 / 24 / 2022

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Norwalk efficiency study released: A book, hopefully not a door stop

NORWALK, Conn. —  The long-awaited Norwalk Efficiency Study report is public, offering much fodder for conversation and thought. Communications... (Read more)

3 / 23 / 2022

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Middle school sports

The Norwalk Board of Education is proud to celebrate the return of middle school sports programs throughout the district.... (Read more)

3 / 19 / 2022

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Norwalk BoE goes for plan ‘B,’ NHS along King Street

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Board of Education members have chosen “Option B” as their preferred plan for a new... (Read more)

3 / 16 / 2022

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Education Committee approves Sheff v. O’Neill settlement

Facing pressure and feeling as if they didn’t have a choice, members of the legislature’s Education Committee reluctantly approved... (Read more)

3 / 9 / 2022

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Norwalk BoE mulls options for NHS, as City offers reassurances on pool

NORWALK, Conn. — As Board of Education members take some time to consider the two options for a new... (Read more)

3 / 4 / 2022

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Norwalk political notes: Take action on ECS, absentee ballots

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political notes for you: State public hearings Friday – your input requested on: ECS... (Read more)

3 / 3 / 2022

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Norwalk BoE set to choose option for NHS; Rilling ‘confident’ a pool will get built

NORWALK, Conn. – Board of Education members appear poised to choose which of two options they prefer for a... (Read more)

2 / 28 / 2022

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Norwalk BoE switching to ‘masks optional’ policy

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Public Schools is instituting a “masks optional” policy for its buildings, beginning early next week.... (Read more)

2 / 25 / 2022

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As CT seeks to desegregate schools, suburban districts are slow to help

Amid the protestors chanting “change your vote” outside the school board offices in the wealthy shoreline town of Darien... (Read more)

2 / 19 / 2022

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Rilling, Council, plan to up funding for NPS after ‘ROI’ flap

NORWALK, Conn. — Common Council members have advanced a recommended budget cap that would provide Norwalk Public Schools more... (Read more)

2 / 18 / 2022

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