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Candidates civil in Board of Education debate

Candidates civil in Board of Education debate

Megan Doyle, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

The Board of Education had a debate on Oct. 15 at Town Hall in preparation for the upcoming election. Three candidates were on the stage: Michael Gordon, Paul Block, and Mark Matthews, all current members of the board. The debate was sponsored by The League of Women Voters, and the moderator was Jean Rabinow. Questions were either emailed or written down and delivered to the women who would then read it to the can...

Board of Education discusses SBAC testing and energy at meeting

Board of Education discusses SBAC testing and energy at meeting

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor

March 13, 2015

On the night of March 9, the Westport Board of Education (BOE) convened in the Staples cafeteria to discuss various topics, such as clarifying some information regarding the Smarter Balance Assessments (SBAC) testing during announcements and to introduce a new energy savings plan by an engineering company ...

Curriculum changes and priorities control Board of Education meeting

Curriculum changes and priorities control Board of Education meeting

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor

November 11, 2014

On the night of Nov. 10, the Westport Board of Education (BOE) convened in the Staples cafeteria to discuss state changes to the high school curriculum for the class of 2020. In addition, the BOE discussed the productivity and efficiency study from the National Executive Service Corps (NESC.) Director of Secondary Education James D’Amico talked about integrating STE...

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