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Showing 7/30/2020 to 5/7/2020

NPS rejiggers reopening plan

NORWALK, Conn. – Half of Norwalk’s school children will attend classes at a time this fall, under a revised... (Read more)

7 / 30 / 2020

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Connecticut leaves it to local districts whether to reopen schools full-time

HARTFORD, Conn. — Gov. Ned Lamont said Monday the state will not dictate the opening date of the school year or... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2020

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Additional cost to reopen CT schools during a pandemic: $420 million

Whether schools open for in-person instruction or remote learning during this pandemic, the additional costs are pegged at $420... (Read more)

7 / 29 / 2020

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Seen but not necessarily heard: A Norwalk BoE retreat held during a pandemic

NORWALK, Conn. — More people than ever have seen the Norwalk Board of Education in action at its annual... (Read more)

7 / 28 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE’s tech problems prompt comment: There ought to be a law

NORWALK, Conn. — Board of Education retreats are “tricky” even without COVID-19 as a challenge, Freedom of Information (FOI)... (Read more)

7 / 28 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE Chair: ‘That’s what we’re going to do’

NORWALK, Conn. — Board of Education members took steps Friday to come up with their next strategic plan, a... (Read more)

7 / 27 / 2020

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NPS releases reopening plan, notes ‘considerable’ costs

NORWALK, Conn. — A plan to reopen Norwalk Public Schools has been sent to the state, on deadline. Norwalk... (Read more)

7 / 26 / 2020

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Norwalk photos: Summer learning

NORWALK, Conn. — Here we have photos from two Norwalk schools, Jefferson Elementary and P-Tech (Pathways in Technology Early... (Read more)

7 / 25 / 2020

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Norwalk BoE members grapple with heavy duty roles

NORWALK, Conn. —Norwalk Board of Education members battled tech problems Thursday to attempt laying the groundwork for a successful... (Read more)

7 / 24 / 2020

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NPS launching ‘comprehensive initiative to address educational equity’

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools is launching “a comprehensive initiative designed to examine and address educational equity in... (Read more)

7 / 22 / 2020

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NPS works to design school reopening plan

NORWALK, Conn. — A team of volunteers is assisting Norwalk Public Schools administrators tackle the challenge of reopening the... (Read more)

7 / 20 / 2020

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Artificial turf approved for West Rocks soccer field

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk is set to install artificial turf on the soccer field being built at West Rocks... (Read more)

7 / 17 / 2020

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Norwalk Council notes: A bond refunding; high school graduation thoughts; honoring a late Norwalk Police officer

NORWALK, Conn. — News from Tuesday’s Norwalk Common Council meeting: Saving $2.9 million via a bond refunding Hopes for... (Read more)

7 / 16 / 2020

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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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