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Students Compete in Rotary Speech Contest

Students Compete in Rotary Speech Contest

December 8, 2010

On Dec. 7, students participated in the Rotary Speech Contest sponsored by the Westport Rotary Club. In their speeches, students answered the following four questions: 1. Is it the TRUTH? 2. Is it FAIR to all concerned? 3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all...

In-School Suspensions Supply Beneficial Punishment

In-School Suspensions Supply Beneficial Punishment

December 9, 2009

On July 1, 2009, the Connecticut State Department of Education mandated that schools aim to lower the number of students being suspended outside of school for violating district rules, but this law was quickly rescinded. The alternative to suspending so many students outside of school would be an increase in the number of in-school suspensions. “The stat...

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