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Showing 6/30/2020 to 4/7/2020

State releases plan to return students to school

The State released requirements and guidance Monday for local districts to open schools this fall as hospitalizations in the... (Read more)

6 / 30 / 2020

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Norwalk education notes: Summer school, returning in the fall, need for seats and a security guard contract

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk education notes for you. LeMieux: Summer school ready to go LeMieux expects ‘conservative’ approach... (Read more)

6 / 29 / 2020

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Governor orders schools to reopen in the fall. Teachers are concerned.

Connecticut schools will reopen for a five-day school week in the fall – as long as the coronavirus behaves,... (Read more)

6 / 28 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE looks at absenteeism data

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s school system is on pace with the state when it comes to chronic absenteeism, but... (Read more)

6 / 22 / 2020

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Norwalk Public Schools presents COVID-19 survey results

NORWALK, Conn. — More than 4,800 students in grades four-12 shared their distance learning experiences, along with 1,154 teachers... (Read more)

6 / 19 / 2020

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Some Norwalk photos: NHS ends school year

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6 / 19 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE approves budget, hears enrollment report

Updated, 2:16 p.m.: Clarification on carryover. NORWALK, Conn. — The budget for the coming school year was finalized Tuesday... (Read more)

6 / 18 / 2020

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Leave a message for Dr. Adamowski

Dear City and Community Leaders, As you know, Dr. Steven Adamowski will retire at the end of the month... (Read more)

6 / 17 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE members bless budget, send to full Board

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Board of Education members moved ahead their reconciled budget Thursday, while praising the detail they... (Read more)

6 / 12 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE members ‘celebrating’ final budget numbers

NORWALK, Conn. — Months after fears of painful cuts in light of a $8.1 million discrepancy between plans and... (Read more)

6 / 11 / 2020

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Rilling blasts NPS summer school plan; doctor cites ‘grave concerns’

Story updated at 2:20 p.m. to include a comment from Sarah LeMieux, and corrected at 2 p.m. to clarify... (Read more)

5 / 30 / 2020

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NPS schedules drive-in high school graduations

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s high school seniors will mark their graduation this year with drive-in ceremonies, in late July... (Read more)

5 / 22 / 2020

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UConn drops SAT, ACT requirement for three years

The University of Connecticut on Wednesday dropped the requirement that students submit their SAT or ACT scores to be... (Read more)

5 / 20 / 2020

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Lamont announces end to CT’s education partnership with Dalio Philanthropies

HARTFORD, Conn. — Gov. Ned Lamont announced the dissolution Tuesday of Connecticut’s education partnership with hedge fund giant Ray... (Read more)

5 / 20 / 2020

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NPS remote learning policy set for a vote

NORWALK, Conn. — A finely tuned “Emergency Closure Remote Learning Policy” is up for a vote at Tuesday’s Board... (Read more)

5 / 18 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE ponders budget cuts, without ‘crystal ball’

NORWALK, Conn. — The financial news brightened for the Norwalk Board of Education with the news Wednesday that the... (Read more)

5 / 15 / 2020

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Norwalk Council committee gets Jefferson update; delays action on new NHS

NORWALK, Conn. — Design plans for the Jefferson Elementary School renovation are on track to be complete by the... (Read more)

5 / 7 / 2020

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Lamont cancels rest of academic year, NPS poised to respond

NORWALK, Conn. — May 20 will come and go but in-person school classes will not resume in Connecticut. Gov.... (Read more)

5 / 5 / 2020

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Norwalk tax board OKs computers, rebuffs NPS plea for more money

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s distance learning efforts got a boost Monday as the Board of Estimate and Taxation voted... (Read more)

5 / 5 / 2020

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‘Shout out to Anthony Allison’

NORWALK, Conn. —Anthony Allison has retired from Norwalk ACTS, four weeks past schedule. “I genuinely believe that there would... (Read more)

4 / 24 / 2020

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Norwalk moves new NHS forward, with $154 million capital budget sent to Council for approval

NORWALK, Conn. — The new Norwalk High School project is a go and may even be built less expensively... (Read more)

4 / 23 / 2020

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Estrella looks forward to serving Norwalk Public Schools

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s new reputation for educational success helped land Alexandra Estrella, a “visionary leader” according to a... (Read more)

4 / 22 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE ponders difficult budget decisions, effects of distance learning

NORWALK, Conn. — It’s too late to reverse course on the healthy high school start time initiative, according to... (Read more)

4 / 20 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE hires NYC educator as new NPS super

Updated, 12:39 a.m. Saturday: Video replaced. NORWALK, Conn. — Alexandra Estrella made her debut Thursday as the new NPS... (Read more)

4 / 17 / 2020

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Parking Authority maintains free parking through May; Rilling skeptical of return to school before summer

Correction, 5:22 p.m. Friday: No commitment has been made regarding fees after May 31. NORWALK, Conn. — Two alternative... (Read more)

4 / 16 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE set to appoint Estrella as new Norwalk Super

NORWALK, Conn. — Alexandra Estrella, Ed. D, has been chosen to be Norwalk’s next Superintendent of Schools. “Dr. Estrella,... (Read more)

4 / 15 / 2020

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Hamilton works to determine NPS’ COVID-19 costs

NORWALK, Conn. — Costs to Norwalk Public Schools for COVID-19 are building up. But there are also savings. “It’s... (Read more)

4 / 14 / 2020

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NPS predicts gaps despite ‘amazing’ effort by staff

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s schoolchildren are faithfully attending their distance learning lessons but they’re going to need extra help... (Read more)

4 / 13 / 2020

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Lamont to keep schools closed another month despite ‘glimmer of hope’ that social distancing is working

HARTFORD, Conn. — While the latest statistics from around Connecticut offer “slight glimmers of hope” that the coronavirus pandemic... (Read more)

4 / 9 / 2020

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COVID-19: Wear a mask, don’t use Norwalk’s boat ramp

NORWALK, Conn. — Wear a mask when you go out. Just don’t think it will protect you from the... (Read more)

4 / 7 / 2020

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