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Showing 2/20/2021 to 1/6/2021

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NPS responds to Common Council statements

The Board of Education and Norwalk Public Schools would like to address incorrect information that was presented at Thursday’s... (Read more)

2 / 20 / 2021

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NPS needs 4.6% increase

As a long-time resident of Norwalk, I’m saddened by the attitude I encounter as a real estate agent:  I... (Read more)

2 / 20 / 2021

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Norwalk CFO’s recommended budget gets preliminary green light

NORWALK, Conn. — The proposed Norwalk budget gap – said by Board of Education members to be short of... (Read more)

2 / 19 / 2021

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State’s largest teachers’ union urges educators be prioritized in vaccine rollout

Connecticut’s largest teachers union is calling on the state to prioritize educators during the next stage of the COVID-19... (Read more)

2 / 17 / 2021

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Funding Norwalk Public Schools is an investment that will pay off

Tough budgets require us to step back and ask where our true priorities lie. Let’s take that point from... (Read more)

2 / 17 / 2021

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City should fund our 4.6% operating budget increase request

In January, the Board of Education approved the Superintendent’s 2021-22 Operating Budget request. At the time the Board was... (Read more)

2 / 14 / 2021

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Norwalk CFO and NPS superintendent go head-to-head in latest budget talks

NORWALK, Conn. — With charges of “misleading statements” and “cherry picking facts” hanging in the air, Norwalk finance chiefs... (Read more)

2 / 12 / 2021

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City vs BoE round III: NPS rebuts Norwalk CFO’s ‘misleading’ facts

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s CFO has cherry picked facts and presented misleading information to justify shifting taxpayer dollars to... (Read more)

2 / 11 / 2021

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Dachowitz presents budget to Norwalk Common Council

NORWALK, Conn. — Henry Dachowitz continued pointing a frustrated finger at the Board of Education as a primary reason... (Read more)

2 / 10 / 2021

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CFO reveals proposed Norwalk budget; BoE ‘very concerned’

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s finance director has recommended a $400 million operating budget for the coming fiscal year, an... (Read more)

2 / 9 / 2021

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‘Special Education is not a place,’ consultants advise Norwalk Public Schools

NORWALK, Conn. — A trio of Special Education consultants has lauded Norwalk Public Schools for the work done to... (Read more)

2 / 8 / 2021

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What culturally inclusive classrooms can do for the community

Board of Education member Sherelle Harris is chairwoman of the Board’s Curriculum & Instruction Committee. She is also interim... (Read more)

2 / 5 / 2021

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Planning Commission exhorted to fund school projects; turf fields debated

NORWALK, Conn. — Contrasting opinions on turf fields and a would-be welcome center, disappointment over another possible delay regarding... (Read more)

2 / 4 / 2021

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New coalition aims to provide career and education pathways for Norwalk graduates

NORWALK, Conn. — Out of the last four high school classes to graduate from Norwalk, 38 percent of graduates... (Read more)

2 / 2 / 2021

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District welcome center proposal recognizes families as essential partners

Norwalk Board of Education Chairman Colin Hosten, Vice Chairwoman Diana Carpio and Secretary Godfrey Azima are members of the... (Read more)

1 / 29 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE hopes new facilities feasibility study will chart ‘equitable’ path

NORWALK, Conn. — The Board of Education’s facilities feasibility study, now underway, will do more than focus on wear... (Read more)

1 / 29 / 2021

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Duff looks to increase school choice – NPS would send students to neighboring districts, and vice versa

NORWALK, Conn. — A bill proposed by State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-25) would allow Norwalk children to... (Read more)

1 / 28 / 2021

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Billions in school construction in CT hasn’t made a dent in segregation — but this year, things could be different

“Get your son out of this school.” That’s the message Yanira Rios received seven years ago from her son’s... (Read more)

1 / 28 / 2021

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In remembrance of Paul Atkins

Norwalk’s Paul Atkins, a renowned basketball player, dedicated father, and committed NPS employee, died late last year at the... (Read more)

1 / 22 / 2021

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Sports, studies, strategic plan highlight Norwalk Superintendent’s report

NORWALK, Conn. — When will winter sports start in Norwalk, if at all? What is the status of some... (Read more)

1 / 20 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE greenlights budget requests

NORWALK, Conn. — There’s hope that the Silvemine Elementary School driveway will be refashioned sooner than has recently been... (Read more)

1 / 20 / 2021

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Norwalk Council offers first public feedback on BoE budget request

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools representatives began the annual attempt to persuade Common Council members to meet their... (Read more)

1 / 18 / 2021

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Briggs welcome center and ‘pretty flat’ operating budget request considered by Norwalk BoE

NORWALK, Conn. — Board of Education members strategized Wednesday ahead of a Thursday budget meeting with the Common Council,... (Read more)

1 / 14 / 2021

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NPS explains plan for $7 million welcome center, $46 million career school

NORWALK, Conn. — Surprise capital budget requests got their first public airing Tuesday as the Norwalk Board of Education... (Read more)

1 / 13 / 2021

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Norwalk BoE to consider recommended $11.7M budget increase

NORWALK, Conn. — The recommended Norwalk Public Schools budget for the coming school year comes with a $11.7 million... (Read more)

1 / 12 / 2021

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How Norwalk PTAs Stepped Up to the COVID Challenge

NORWALK, Conn. — The 2020-2021 school year has looked unlike anything parents, students, and teachers have ever seen. Many... (Read more)

1 / 11 / 2021

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NPS is gambling with an important asset: its employees’ well-being

Norwalk Superintendent of Schools Alexandra Estrella has announced changes to the district’s COVID-19 policies, which include requiring non-quarantined staff... (Read more)

1 / 10 / 2021

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NPS stands ready to assist children in dealing with national events

Wednesday’s unprecedented insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., was deeply troubling. When a protest turns from peace... (Read more)

1 / 10 / 2021

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For CT teachers, Washington riot becomes a teaching tool

After David Bosso saw news of the riot in Washington, D.C., unfold Wednesday, he started thinking about how he... (Read more)

1 / 10 / 2021

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COVID-19: More sad news; NPS adapting; City vaccinates

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk has lost an additional eight citizens due to COVID-19, Mayor Harry Rilling’s Tuesday update said.... (Read more)

1 / 6 / 2021

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