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Showing 7/28/2019 to 5/8/2019

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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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Norwalk marks Ponus Ridge K-8 school construction

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk on Wednesday held a“topping off ceremony” to celebrate its progress in building its first new... (Read more)

5 / 29 / 2019

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Opinion: NPS students to attend National History Day conference

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

5 / 26 / 2019

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Norwalk teachers’ union reps speak out against Kendall ‘experiment’

NORWALK, Conn. — It’s unfair to target Kendall Elementary School for a Norwalk Public Schools experiment, Jeff Beckley said... (Read more)

5 / 22 / 2019

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Norwalk BoE set to promote Pennington to Rowayton Elementary School principal

NORWALK, Conn. – Robert Pennington is continuing his climb up the ladder at Norwalk Public Schools: he will be... (Read more)

5 / 20 / 2019

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Opinion: Honoring NHS senior Patrick Ruther

The Norwalk Board of Education is pleased to spotlight Norwalk High School Senior Patrick Ruther for his commitment to... (Read more)

5 / 19 / 2019

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Norwalk political notes: Columbus, NPD incident info and Duff bill

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk news for you: Meek makes pitch to demolish Columbus Number-less police incident reports to... (Read more)

5 / 15 / 2019

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Opinion: Lawmakers are jeopardizing school funding equity again

Roughly a year and a half ago, the Connecticut General Assembly passed a bipartisan state budget that contained a... (Read more)

5 / 13 / 2019

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Norwalk BoE answers Morris’ claims, asks judge to toss lawsuit

NORWALK, Conn. — Mike Lyons’ words might be “tartly put” but their meaning was merely to put Norwalk Public... (Read more)

5 / 13 / 2019

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Tracey Elementary designated National School of Character

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s Tracey Elementary School has again been honored. Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character... (Read more)

5 / 11 / 2019

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Health Director praises Norwalk student vaccination rates

NORWALK, Conn. –  A large percentage of Norwalk Public Schools students are immunized against measles, a state study shows.... (Read more)

5 / 8 / 2019

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