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Showing 10/1/2020 to 8/1/2020

Farewells and bipartisan votes in a special House session

Funding for new NHS advances to the Senate HARTFORD, Conn. —Partisanship took a holiday Wednesday as the House of... (Read more)

10 / 1 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE ponders school facilities

NORWALK, Conn. — The Board of Education Facilities meeting met Wednesday and: Reviewed tweaks to school sanitization measures, given... (Read more)

9 / 24 / 2020

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Estrella reflects on joining NPS, next steps

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Superintendent of Schools Alexandra Estrella, just two months into her new job, sat down with... (Read more)

9 / 21 / 2020

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Murphy says Dalio partnership showed the risk of trading influence for philanthropy

Connecticut’s aborted education partnership with hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio demonstrated an important principle for other states and the... (Read more)

9 / 19 / 2020

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Embattled head of former Dalio partnership puts CT on notice of plans to sue

Connecticut’s education partnership with hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio has been over for months, but state officials will apparently... (Read more)

9 / 19 / 2020

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Norwalk Public Schools to embark on new facilities study

NORWALK, Conn. — In 2015, Norwalk Public Schools underwent a massive study to look at its school facilities including... (Read more)

9 / 17 / 2020

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Norwalk residents call on Board of Education to change name of Columbus Magnet School

NORWALK, Conn. — More than a dozen Norwalk residents, as well as community members who work in the city,... (Read more)

9 / 17 / 2020

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Norwalk navigates school reopening bumps

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk school district officials said that the COVID-19 pandemic has added to the usual back to... (Read more)

9 / 16 / 2020

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Bysiewicz highlights Columbus reopening

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s Democratic leaders met with Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz on Wednesday for a tour of Columbus... (Read more)

9 / 10 / 2020

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Norwalk photos: Wolfpit students return to school

NORWALK, Conn. — Masked children had their first day at Wolfpit Elementary School on Tuesday, and Bob Welsh was... (Read more)

9 / 9 / 2020

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NPS ‘scrambles’ to fill positions one week ahead of school reopening

NORWALK, Conn. – A call for bus substitutes and invitations for volunteers to become Norwalk Public Schools employees have... (Read more)

9 / 1 / 2020

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NPS addresses details of school opening

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk’s school buildings are cleaned and socially distanced desks are largely in place, school officials said.... (Read more)

8 / 28 / 2020

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State adjusts how much aid it will send school districts

State officials made adjustments Thursday to how much money districts will receive to open schools during COVID – opting... (Read more)

8 / 28 / 2020

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Rilling: Reopening City Hall, money for schools and a good interest rate

NORWALK, Conn. — Some newsy tidbits from Tuesday’s Council meeting: A City Hall reopening plan $8.2 million to Norwalk... (Read more)

8 / 26 / 2020

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Norwalk political notes: Lawsuit withdrawn, NPS per-pupil spending and a grant for NCC

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political notes for you: D’Amelio drops lawsuit against City A report on school spending... (Read more)

8 / 26 / 2020

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Unions issue list of ‘non-negotiable’ COVID protocols for a safe school reopening

Union officials representing more than 60,000 school employees demanded Monday that districts implement a host of costly safety procedures... (Read more)

8 / 24 / 2020

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Norwalk political notes: NFD suspicions, NHS loses Smyth, Sumpter leaves Zoning

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk political notes for you: Burney hits send, unredacted investigation report flies out Coronavirus fears... (Read more)

8 / 21 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE considers calendar, politics; gives medical staff raises

NORWALK, Conn. — A roundup of Board of Education news: Adding two holidays, opening the door to moving school... (Read more)

8 / 20 / 2020

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NPS delays school opening one week

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools is delaying the start of the school year until Sept. 8. The one-week... (Read more)

8 / 19 / 2020

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NPS works toward keeping parents informed as teachers doubt reopening specifics

NORWALK, Conn. — Town halls, reopening manuals, Facebook live events and other tactics were touted at Tuesday evening’s Norwalk... (Read more)

8 / 19 / 2020

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NPS finds former super to step in; Himes announces economic development tool

NORWALK, Conn. — Some Norwalk news, courtesy of press releases: NPS appoints interim Chief Academic Officer Himes announces Economic... (Read more)

8 / 18 / 2020

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A look at the return to Norwalk Public Schools

NORWALK, Conn. — Mask breaks, hybrid models for older students, health screening forms and apps, and new air filters... (Read more)

8 / 14 / 2020

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NPS looks to use Jefferson, federal funds in reopening

NORWALK, Conn. — It may be necessary to use Jefferson Elementary School to house Norwalk elementary school children in... (Read more)

8 / 13 / 2020

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Norwalk photos: NHS pomp and circumstance under social distancing guidelines

Updated, 1 a.m. Thursday: More information. NORWALK, Conn. — Bob Welsh attended the Norwalk High School graduation ceremonies Tuesday,... (Read more)

8 / 12 / 2020

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Dalio Foundation aids Norwalk in creating ‘Connectivity Initiative’ for NPS families

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk has secured grant funding to help bridge the digital divide, a joint venture described as... (Read more)

8 / 11 / 2020

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Top NPS administrator resigns

NORWALK, Conn. — Brenda Myers, Ed. D., is leaving her post as Norwalk Public Schools Chief Academic Officer. Myers... (Read more)

8 / 7 / 2020

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CT will dedicate a total $266M to school districts to safeguard fall reopening from COVID

Gov. Ned Lamont will dedicate $160 million of Connecticut’s $1.4 billion, federal Coronavirus Relief Fund grant to help school... (Read more)

8 / 7 / 2020

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Norwalk’s gifted and talented program attracts national praise

NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk educator received national recognition Monday. Norwalk Public Schools Gifted and Talented Coordinator Lori Leibowitz... (Read more)

8 / 6 / 2020

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Norwalk CFO: ‘I’m very, very pleased’

NORWALK, Conn. — Praise fell easily at Monday’s Board of Estimate and Taxation meeting in light of what Mayor... (Read more)

8 / 4 / 2020

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Is classroom teaching advisable during COVID-19? Response: Absolutely not.

On July 17, Dr. Sten Vermund, Dean of the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH), published a piece outlining his support for... (Read more)

8 / 1 / 2020

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