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I encountered this story today, Feb. 3, while watching television. Please read what this 13 year-old student, Vidal Chastanet had to say about his principal, Mrs. Nadia Lopez. Read what she does when they misbehave. She does not suspend or expel them. The beauty is-- Ms. Lopez was recently telling her mother that she was feeling worn out; she needed to move to another school; she doubted she was having an impact. Her mother wisely told her that she is where she needs to…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on February 4, 2015 at 12:49am — No Comments
In its article titled "Fighting Racial Isolation in Hartford" the New York Times Editorial Board has weighed in on the issue of racial isolation and education reform. It is an important topic and we are pleased to see the Times Board add its powerful voice to the issue.
What is the real impact of racial isolation in education? Who is affected and how? The Times Board is holding…Continue
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What commonly used sleep aids and other over-the-counter medications do…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 27, 2015 at 11:11pm — No Comments
EDUCATION AGENDA - RISING TO SUCCESS THROUGH CHOICE In NHPS
THE CITYWIDE SCHOOL CHOICE FAIR
With All Magnet, Neighborhood, Charter & ACES Schools
Geared towards New Haven Students…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 23, 2015 at 12:21am — No Comments
Building A Culture of Health – The deadline to sign up for health care coverage through the ACA program is Feb. 15, 2015. If you qualify for Expanded Medicaid (or HUSKY) you can sign up at any time. It is important to get health care coverage. There is a penalty for those who can sign up through the Access Health CT program, but who have not signed up appropriately. Having health coverage is…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 20, 2015 at 1:09pm — No Comments
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Should We Be Deliberately Provocative Because We Can? Or can we best learn from purposeful and substantial dialogue? Do provocative actions spur debate and meaningful learning?
“All is allowed for satire, except dying,” said a memorial at the French Embassy in Berlin. Markus Schreiber/Associated Press
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For your new health coverage to be effective on Feb. 1, 2015, you must sign up by Thursday, January 15.
Those who enroll by Feb. 15, will get coverage starting March 1, 2015.
People who qualify for Medicaid can sign up at any point during the year.
Added by N'Zinga Shani on January 1, 2015 at 2:17am — No Comments
CL&P and the United Illuminating (CT’s two largest producers of electricity) have highly paid lobbyists advocating for their positions to exploit consumers and punish us for conserving. We, the consumers, need to be our own effective lobbyists; we need to speak up on behalf of our own pocketbooks and our families' financial well-being. As consumers, we also need to be in contact with our legislators to voice our concerns and support actions that we…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 29, 2014 at 1:24pm — No Comments
Many Americans will not want to believe what is written in this…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 23, 2014 at 3:42pm — No Comments
EDUCATION AGENDA - HOW COMMITTED IS the Connecticut State Board of Education to Making ALL of CT's Public Schools the BEST Schools Possible? The State Board of Education is asking the state for $11 million to fund eight new charter schools to open over the next two school years. Currently there are 21 state approved and funded charters operating in CT. …Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 21, 2014 at 11:27pm — No Comments
Primary Health Care Programs and Services are the Bedrock of Preventing the Proliferation of Chronic Diseases and Continuous or Frequent Illnesses.
Fair Haven Community Health Center, Cornell Scott Hill-Health Center, and Yale NH Primary Care Center are places in Greater New Haven that offer comprehensive Primary Health Care (PHC) programs and services. Primary Health Care is the Bedrock of Prevention…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 16, 2014 at 2:35pm — No Comments
Tenet Healthcare Corporation has given up (for now) on its bid to buy 5 Connecticut hospitals. As advocates for health care consumers, we are pleased that the Office of the State Attorney General did not rollover and allow Tenet to have its way.
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is one of the nation’s largest investor-owned (for-profit) healthcare services companies. Our subsidiaries…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on December 12, 2014 at 10:55pm — No Comments
The Role & POWER of Education In Molding Successful Lives.
On Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, I met with a group of seven students (and parents/guardians) at the television studio in North Haven where OneWorld Progressive Institute produces our community programs. Unfortunately, two of the scheduled students (one Asian and one Latino; a female and a male) did…Continue
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The information in the blog below, starting with the topic: Charter Schools Suspend, etc., was taken in its entirety from an article written by James Vaznis in the Boston Globe, dated Nov. 19, 2014. His email contact information is at the end of the post. The article raises several salient questions for parents, education administrators and teachers. Importantly, it requires us…Continue
In the Nov. 21, 2014 New Haven Independent we read an article titled: No On Called 911.
“Help! Help!” Bret Bird screamed. A dozen or more bystanders could see him being attacked. They could hear him. The article began. It is written by Paul Bass; the article is extensive, and as is often the case deals with many more issues than just a…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 24, 2014 at 11:38am — No Comments
The Office-of-the-Child-Advocate Makes Its Report, Nov. 21, 2014.
Agency Report: Schools Helped Lanza's Mom 'Appease' Him”
"The state Agency Report also provocatively asks whether a family that was not white or as affluent as the Lanzas would have been given the same leeway to manage treatment for their troubled child." In…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on November 23, 2014 at 10:40pm — No Comments