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Naugatuck school news

BOE votes to keep Salem open, for now

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/BOE-package-042210.mp3″ text=”Board rescinds Salem vote, approves budget request”] NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education voted, 4-3, Monday to overturn its March 30 vote to close Salem School, but members…

CN Headlines 4-16-10

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/CN-Headlines-4-16-10.mp3″ text=”CN Headlines April 16″] State Rep. Theresa Conroy (D-15th District) announces her reelection bid, and the Naugatuck Board of Education budget situation continues to intensify.

Important

Some support tax hike to fund education

NAUGATUCK — “More taxes, please.” That was the plea of several borough residents who spoke at the Board of Education’s 2010-11 budget hearing last Thursday; they said they’d rather see…

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…

Important

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,…