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Naugatuck school news

School chief will retire in 2012

NAUGATUCK — Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Tindall-Gibson, who has long been blamed, at least partially, by the public, borough officials and even subordinate teachers for the school system’s fiscal…

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Board to consider shortening school year

NAUGATUCK — The school board will consider increasing student activity fees by 50 percent and lopping two days off the school year—cutting its length to the state-minimum 180 days—in an…

Taxpayers, students decry school closure

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/BOE-package-040810.mp3″ text=”‘Save Salem School!’”] NAUGATUCK — Borough taxpayers and their children turned out in force at the Board of Education’s regular meeting last Thursday to voice their objections to…

Save Salem School petition circulating

NAUGATUCK — The first organized effort to save the historic Salem Elementary School is under way. The two top members of the school’s Parent School Association are organizing a petition…

BOE votes to switch benefits manager

NAUGATUCK — A month ago, the Board of Education was $7 million away from reconciling what will likely be a zero-percent budget increase for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. After rounds…

Historic school will close its doors

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/BOE-package-040110.mp3″ text=”Salem School to shutter”] NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education voted, 5-3, Tuesday night to take Salem Elementary School offline and turn the building over to the borough,…

Borough BOE considering insurance switch

NAUGATUCK — Faculty and staff employed by the Board of Education may see their health insurance policy manager change from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to Cigna this year,…

Parents speak out at BOE forum

NAUGATUCK — The school board believes it can save between $1.2 million and $1.6 million through a reconfiguration plan that would close one school building. But parents who flocked to…