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Showing 12/6/2021 to 7/25/2021

Norwalk teacher on leave after accounts of ‘racist language’

NORWALK, Conn. – A Nathan Hale Middle School employee has been put on administrative leave due to “concerning allegations,”... (Read more)

12 / 6 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE: Columbus renamed; possible changes to attendance zones detailed

NORWALK, Conn. — From renaming schools to welcoming a new Chief Financial Officer, the Norwalk Board of Education has... (Read more)

11 / 22 / 2021

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National Native American Heritage Month

The Norwalk Board of Education is proud to recognize November as National Native American Heritage Month. National Native American... (Read more)

11 / 21 / 2021

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Norwalk legal department negotiates compromise with Cranbury neighbors; ZBA grants variance

NORWALK, Conn. — Cranbury Elementary School got the green light it needed Thursday, allowing City leaders to move ahead... (Read more)

11 / 19 / 2021

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Forcellina said to have made a difference in thousands of Norwalk lives

NORWALK, Conn. — There are people who go above and beyond what’s required, and James Forcellina was one of... (Read more)

11 / 19 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE gives Columbus the go-ahead to move into Ponus

NORWALK, Conn. — Columbus Magnet School has been greenlighted to move to the lower Ponus building in September, in... (Read more)

11 / 18 / 2021

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Norwalk political notes: BoE officers, NPS retirements and an expected 6TD selection

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk education and political developments: Norwalk BoE stays the course NPS works to fill open... (Read more)

11 / 17 / 2021

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Cranbury School plan faces big obstacle in ZBA hearing

NORWALK, Conn. — The plan to build a new Cranbury Elementary School, desperately desired by many Norwalk families, hinges... (Read more)

11 / 16 / 2021

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BoE to appoint Asmani as new NPS CFO

NORWALK, Conn. – Lunda Asmani is set to return to City Hall, this time as Norwalk Public Schools Chief... (Read more)

11 / 15 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE looks to shift Columbus to new Ponus building

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Board of Education is looking at a sudden new option – moving Columbus Magnet... (Read more)

11 / 12 / 2021

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NPS showcases choices for middle and high school students

NORWALK, Conn. – Cayden Benitez walked into the first Norwalk Public Schools Choice Fair thinking he’d like to enroll... (Read more)

11 / 7 / 2021

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CYL students interview Norwalk BoE candidates

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s Board of Education candidates answered questions posed by high school students this week in a... (Read more)

10 / 29 / 2021

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An ‘in their words’ NoN Voter Guide – BoE candidates

NORWALK, Conn. — NancyOnNorwalk has compiled candidate profiles by summarizing the bios provided on their websites. Here you will... (Read more)

10 / 27 / 2021

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NPS set to lose CFO: Hamilton is retiring

NORWALK, Conn. – Tom Hamilton is retiring after 18 years of shepherding Norwalk’s budgets as a chief administrator. Hamilton,... (Read more)

10 / 26 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE votes to honor Barbis

NORWALK, Conn. — Late Board of Education member Mike Barbis will be memorialized with a buddy bench at Rowayton... (Read more)

10 / 6 / 2021

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NPS students recognized nationally for academic achievements

NORWALK, Conn. — Four Norwalk high school students have earned national academic honors, according to Norwalk Public Schools. Brien... (Read more)

10 / 6 / 2021

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P-Tech sees success in guiding seniors to seek federal student aid

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s P-Tech Academy was honored Friday as a Commissioner’s Award winner for the 2021 Connecticut Free... (Read more)

9 / 25 / 2021

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A look at the decision to reverse NPS high school start time move, and its ‘complex’ origins

NORWALK, Conn. — Even as Norwalk Public Schools works to revert to its 2019-20 bell time schedule the outcry... (Read more)

9 / 21 / 2021

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Columbus Magnet School student Skye Martin named a National Invention Convention winner

The Norwalk Board of Education is proud to recognize Columbus Magnet School Student Skye Martin for having placed first... (Read more)

9 / 18 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE reverses course, reverts to 7:30 a.m. high school start time

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Board of Education is turning back the clock on its “bell times” and will... (Read more)

9 / 15 / 2021

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NPS considers ‘cost neutral’ plan to alleviate traffic gridlock

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools’ leadership is proposing that NPS elementary students go to school earlier and middle... (Read more)

9 / 14 / 2021

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Moore sues NPS, alleging disparate treatment and retaliation

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk High School Assistant Principal Lynne Moore has filed a lawsuit accusing Norwalk Public Schools of... (Read more)

9 / 14 / 2021

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NPS closes out budget, plans for next year

NORWALK, Conn. — As the students are returning to school, Norwalk Public Schools officially closed out its budget for... (Read more)

9 / 9 / 2021

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Norwalk Board of Education: A look at strategic plan first-year goals, new hires, desire for remote learning

NORWALK, Conn. — On Tuesday, the Norwalk Board of Education approved its first-year goals for implementing its strategic plan,... (Read more)

8 / 26 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE releases Estrella evaluation

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Board of Education members are generally pleased with Superintendent of Schools Alexandra Estrella as the... (Read more)

8 / 24 / 2021

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Norwalk school officials lay out school reopening plan

NORWALK, Conn. — A year ago, as school officials laid out a plan to reopen Norwalk schools for the... (Read more)

8 / 23 / 2021

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NPS announces leadership moves; Wood to continue leading BMHS

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools has announced school leadership appointments: Brenda Brush will become Tracey Elementary School’s new... (Read more)

8 / 21 / 2021

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Tracey parents decry wait for new principal

NORWALK, Conn. — Anxiety has gripped some Tracey Elementary School parents as opening day approaches without a principal to... (Read more)

8 / 20 / 2021

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Reading, ‘Rithmetic and Resisting COVID: The new 3 R’s as kids head back to school

When kids head back to school this fall, for some it will be the first time they’ve been in... (Read more)

8 / 17 / 2021

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Lawsuits over bans on teaching critical race theory are coming – here’s what won’t work, and what might

As states and school districts started threatening teachers with disciplinary action for teaching about systemic racism, the question naturally... (Read more)

7 / 25 / 2021

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