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BOE Discusses Staff Policy on Social Media and New P.E. Program

BOE Discusses Staff Policy on Social Media and New P.E. Program

December 21, 2010

Issues taken up by the Westport Board of Education (BOE) at Monday night’s meeting included a new leadership program in physical education, and the district’s emerging policy on social media. David Gusitsch, 6-12 Physical Education & Health Department Chair and Curriculum Coordinator, star...

New Course, “Global Studies,” Approved in BOE Meeting

New Course, “Global Studies,” Approved in BOE Meeting

October 26, 2010

On Mon., Oct. 25, the Board of Education met to discuss important action items, including trends in standardized testing, and the addition of a new Social Studies course, beginning in the ’11-’12 school year. The Board also accepted the gift of a Boston baby grand piano to Bedford Middle School, and ...

Are People Anti-Social on Buses because of Technology?

Are People Anti-Social on Buses because of Technology?

October 25, 2010

The bus is very quiet. Only a few whispers can be heard, and everyone is staring out of the window. The bottom of the seats are almost completely covered with sticky gum that was purposefully put there instead of the garbage. The only noise you can hear is the engine of the bus whirring and the wheels...

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