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Westport Public Schools ranked best in Connecticut

Westport Public Schools ranked best in Connecticut

Madison Sell '18, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

By Madison Sell '18 Just recently, Niche, a website that reviews schools, ranked the Westport Public School district as #1 in Connecticut and #12 nationwide. “I think that we offer an extremely diverse set of courses, and they are rare among other school districts. I also think we get an amazi...

Possible elimination of B-level English courses generates concern

Possible elimination of B-level English courses generates concern

January 18, 2017

Ian Bernstein '18 The Westport Public School’s administrative staff is considering terminating B-level English classes at Staples High School based on their purpose for student learning. Students and teachers have expressed unfavorable opinions regarding this possible decision, which include...

[Sept. 2016 News] New equipment propels P.E. department different curriculum

October 11, 2016

By Ashton Dedona '17 Arts Editor and Kaya Leitner '19 The physical education department has made changes to its curriculum this year but not to the state of its boys’ locker room.   Some students questioned why the 2013 Pep Grant, provided by the U.S. Department of Education for Nutrition and ...

[Sept. 2016 News] Connecticut calls for reevaluation of state education system and funding

October 11, 2016

By Channing Smith '17 Creative Chief and Tia Pogue '17 Connecticut declared on Sept. 15 that it would appeal the Sept. 7 ruling of an educational funding case by the State Superior Court. The case attempted to reexamine the school system of a state that harbors the highest education gap in the na...

[Sept. 2016 News] Sex-education curriculum under speculation

October 11, 2016

By Claire Dinshaw '17 Editor-in-Chief and Becky Hoving '17 Managing Editor President Obama is attempting to cut all federal funding for abstinence-only sex education by removing a $10 million per year grant that supports these programs in his 2017 proposed federal budget. “Congress has already spent over $2 billio...

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