E-News: March 4, 2014

CHROMEBOOK ROLLOUT ACCELERATED
All New Haven students receiving Chromebooks will have them by sometime next year, instead of in 2015-16, after the U.S. Department of Education approved the District’s request to accelerate the rollout of the personal notebook computers being purchased as a result of New Haven’s successful pursuit of a federal Race to the Top grant. Read More… »»

E-News: Feb. 25, 2014

FOUNDATION GALA TICKETS NOW ON SALE
Tickets are now on sale for the New Haven Schools Foundation’s third annual “Casino Night” fund-raiser, to be held Saturday, March 22, at Union City’s Mark Green Sports Center. Read More… »»

Board of Education Briefs: Feb. 18, 2014

The Board of Education on Tuesday night, received a report on academic progress and an update on the District’s plans for upcoming changes to the state’s testing program for students. Read More… »»

E-News: Feb. 18, 2014

LOGAN WRESTLERS END DE LA SALLE'S NCS DUAL REIGN; GIRLS WIN 2ND STRAIGHT SECTION TITLE
Clayton Hartwell pinned his opponent in just 69 seconds and Jacob Donato won the clinching match in a 17-6 romp as the James Logan High School wrestling team won the North Coast Section dual team championship with a 34-22 victory over perennial champion De La Salle on Saturday night in San Ramon. Read More… »»

E-News: Feb. 11, 2014

RACE TO THE TOP UPDATE
As one of only 16 nationwide winners in the U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top-District (RTTT-D) competition, New Haven Unified is receiving more than $29 million over a 4½-year period, to personalize student learning, improve student achievement and educator effectiveness, close achievement gaps, and prepare all students to succeed in college and careers. District RTTT-D Director Lisa Metzinger is updating staff regularly on how the grant is being implemented, and E-News is sharing Ms. Metzinger’s updates with the larger community. The latest update: Read More… »»

E-News: Feb. 4, 2014

COMMUNITY MEETINGS ON NEW FUNDING, ACCOUNTABILITY PLANS
Emanuele and Hillview Crest elementary schools will play host Wednesday (Feb. 5) to the next in a series of meetings designed to offer the New Haven community an opportunity to learn how the state’s new Local Control Funding Formula and Local Control Accountability Plan will affect public education. Read More… »»

RTTT-D Updates

January 28, 2014

Some big changes are happening in the 9th grade Algebra 1 classes at Logan, thanks to the hard work and dedication of teachers and students. This amazing team of teachers is working to ensure that every student has an equal opportunity to succeed in Algebra. The changes they've made fall into three main areas: equitable practices and policies; implementing the Common Core and Math Studio; and collaboration. This work is part of Project 1 (Literacy and Common Core) and Project 5 (Grading and Assessment) in the RTTT-D grant. Read More… »»

LCAP Meetings

Gov. Brown’s budget proposal for 2014-15 and the state’s new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) will affect public education.

LCFF was designed to correct historical inequities in school funding and increase flexibility, to provide additional resources for schools serving low-income students, English learners and foster youth, increase the level of local decision-making and align budget and accountability plans. Read More… »»

E-News: Jan. 28, 2014

RACE TO THE TOP UPDATE
As one of only 16 nationwide winners in the U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top-District (RTTT-D) competition, New Haven Unified is receiving more than $29 million over a 4½-year period, to personalize student learning, improve student achievement and educator effectiveness, close achievement gaps, and prepare all students to succeed in college and careers. District RTTT-D Director Lisa Metzinger is updating staff regularly on how the grant is being implemented, and E-News is sharing Ms. Metzinger’s updates with the greater community. The latest update: Read More… »»

Board of Education Briefs: Jan. 21, 2014

The Board of Education on Tuesday night, received reports on how Gov. Brown’s budget proposal for 2014-15 and the state’s new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) will affect public education. Read More… »»

E-News: Jan. 21, 2014

GUY EMANUELE MEMORIAL SERVICE IS THURSDAY
A public memorial service for former superintendent Guy Emanuele is scheduled Thursday (Jan. 23), starting at 4:30 p.m., at Guy Emanuele Pavilion at James Logan High School.

Mr. Emanuele, who died Jan. 5 at age 83, served as superintendent from 1976 to 1998 and generally is regarded as the most influential individual in New Haven Unified School District history. A champion of athletics, arts and other activities as vehicles for keeping students engaged in academics, he also founded the New Haven Schools Foundation, to support such programs. Read More… »»

E-News: Jan. 14, 2014

FOUNDATION NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Veteran marketing professional and longtime community leader Helen Kennedy as been selected to serve as executive director of the New Haven Schools Foundation, it was announced last week. Read More… »»

E-News: Jan. 7, 2014

MEMORIAL SERVICE SCHEDULED FOR GUY EMANUELE
A public memorial service for former superintendent Guy Emanuele has been scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 23, starting at 4:30 p.m. at Guy Emanuele Pavilion at James Logan High School, Principal Amy McNamara confirmed today.

Mr. Emanuele, who died Sunday at age 83, served as superintendent from 1976 to 1998 and generally is regarded as the most influential individual in the District’s history. Read More… »»

Former Superintendent Emanuele Dead at 83

UNION CITY (Monday, Jan. 6, 2014) -- Former superintendent Guy Emanuele, “the most important person” in the history of the New Haven Unified School District, died early Sunday morning after a long illness. He was 83.

Final arrangements are pending and will be announced when they are finalized. Read More… »»

E-News: Jan. 2, 2014

ADOPT-A-SCHOOL
Local businesses interested in supporting New Haven schools and students are invited to take part in the District’s new Adopt-A-School program. Read More… »»

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