New Haven to open three learning hubs to help students access remote learning

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven students having trouble logging onto remote learning will soon have a new place to access it.

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Three learning hubs will open on Oct. 5. Students can go to Barnard Environmental Center, Coogan Pavilion, and Trowbridge Environmental Center to get the support they need to succeed.

New Haven hopes to open more learning hubs in the near future. The hubs will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will serve first to ninth grade.

Students will have to bring their own learning devices. City leaders said physical outdoor and indoor activities will also take place.

1,500 kids in New Haven are not logging onto remote learning. Students who are having those issues will be prioritized.

The city hopes to keep the program going throughout the school

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New Haven to reopen classrooms for some special education students

NEW HAVEN — The school district will reopen 11 special education classrooms for in-person learning despite the rest of the buildings remaining closed for the first 10 weeks of the semester.

The Board of Education’s vote to allow schools to reopen for 11 special education classrooms is a step toward loosening its directive to keep schools closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Director of Student Services Typhanie Jackson appealed to the board for the change as the state mandates specific evaluations for special education students and the state Department of Education has not granted waivers, so

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