Linda Conner Lambeck, New Haven Register

Linda Conner Lambeck

New Haven Register

Connecticut, United States

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Past articles by linda:

CT takes notice of New Haven Public Schools' chronic absenteeism

Last year, 58.1 percent of the city’s 19,420 students were deemed chronically absent, meaning they missed 10 percent or more of the school year. → Read More

New Haven teachers contract calls for big pay increases for educators

Leslie Blatteau, president of the New Haven Federation of Teachers, called the contract, which raises salaries nearly 15 percent over three years, life-changing. → Read More

New Haven students' school year will be a day longer to make up for shortfall last year

A teacher development day last year was incorrectly counted as a student day, and the state is making the district make it up. → Read More

New Haven schools pull teacher signing bonuses on union complaint

Superintendent of Schools Iline Tracey said she received a cease-and-desist notice from the teachers union claiming the administration violated bargaining rights by not negotiating the changes. → Read More

New Haven schools pitch signing bonuses to stem teacher shortage

This week alone, a personnel report to the New Haven Board of Education showed six teachers hired and 14 departing. → Read More

BOE's Define the Gap Project addresses staff shortages and student needs

Group formed to look at the fiscal gap between needed and desired expenditures in order to keep teachers from leaving and to get students more psychological support. → Read More

New Haven schools offer teachers extra pay to take on more classes amid staffing shortage

Teachers, particularly in shortage areas such as math, science and social studies, can... → Read More

New Haven school board narrowly chooses new adult ed site

The board’s 4-3 decision to make 188 Bassett St. the site was made despite concerns... → Read More

New Haven schools tap Mass. company for $4.7 million cleaning deal

The district had been using a local company owned by a former city alder, but S.J.... → Read More

New Haven schools’ reading levels ‘an emergency,’ board member says

Data offered by district officials shows that only 17 percent of third-graders scored at... → Read More

New Haven uses grant funds to get schools budget on track

Some of those grants expire in two years, but officials call it a stop-gap measure to... → Read More

New Haven schools must turn page on reading instruction, advocates say

Fewer than half of youngest students can read at grade level, officials said, and some... → Read More

New Haven schools offering cash incentive to retain, recruit staff

Full-time staff will get $1,000 extra, while part-timers will get $500, paid for through... → Read More

New Haven school leadership moves have some parents crying foul

Parents called on the Board of Education to stop some of the dozen moves, but while some... → Read More

New Haven’s Hillhouse gets a new principal; replacement leader sought at Cross

The school board unanimously approved the appointment of Mark Sweeting, an assistant... → Read More

New Haven schools ease graduation requirements for some seniors

Because of the pandemic, New Haven schools will allow students from specialized high... → Read More

New Haven school board OKs 3 admin hires

Monica Joyner will become supervisor of mathematics; Kenneasha Sloley will be principal... → Read More

New Haven schools to keep mask mandate

While New Haven school officials wouldn’t say when masks might become optional, the... → Read More

New Haven schools aim to recruit teachers, increase staff diversity

New Haven schools see more than 100 staff leave each year, and the majority of teachers... → Read More

New Haven students’ math performance raises concerns

While new programs are raising the numbers of kids performing at grade level, some fear... → Read More