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BOE discusses health survey, continuing ed. and goals

BOE discusses health survey, continuing ed. and goals

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015


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On May 4, the Board of Education (BOE) discussed the results of the Westport/Weston/Wilton Student Health Survey, modifications to Westport Continuing Education and the BOE’s goals for 2015-2016. The health survey required that a minimum of 100 students were tested in each grade level. The questions...

Board of Education discusses solar energy

Board of Education discusses solar energy

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014


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On a rainy Monday night, April 7, the Staples cafeteria quickly filled up with concerned AP environmental students for the Board of Education (BOE) meeting. The major topics that were covered included the Green Task Force Committee’s proposal for solar panel installations at school buildings and the ...

Board of Education talks budget

Board of Education talks budget

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer

January 9, 2014


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On Jan. 6 at 7:30 p.m. the Board of Education (BOE) meeting attracted parents and members of the Westport community due to the current deficit of approximately $2 million. The main topics of the night included an update and action plan for the 2013-14 budget and a proposal for the Superintendent’s...

Subbing Out: Spending on Substitute Teachers Goes Over Budget

Subbing Out: Spending on Substitute Teachers Goes Over Budget

Bailey Ethier, News Editor

September 26, 2013


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During the 2012-13 school year Westport Public Schools went $222,039, 0.33 percent, over budget on salaries due to an “extensive use of substitute teachers and non-certified staff overtime,” according to the Westport Board of Education agenda for Aug. 26. Substitute teacher Michael Herring said ...

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