Category Archives: Schools

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Region 16 budget squeaks by at referendum

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/R16-Referendum.mp3″ text=”Split Decision”] PROSPECT — The support of Prospect voters was enough to counteract Beacon Falls’ rejection, and a $36.6 million Region 16 school budget passed at referendum Tuesday,…

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Students showcase talents at Pride Night

NAUGATUCK — Exploratory education took center stage at Naugatuck High School recently, as educators reminded the community that a cash-strapped school district does not equate to a talent-strapped student body….

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Region 16 budget set for May 4 referendum

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education will learn next week whether it has satisfied taxpayers’ desire to keep spending under control when a $36.6 million school budget goes…

Board of Ed. presents budget

[wpaudio url=”http://www.mycitizensnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/joint-boards-package.mp3″ text=”Redistricting, state mandates and ‘scare tactics’”] NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education last Thursday presented its 2010-11 budget request—which represents an $899,000, or 1.6 percent, increase over the…

Borough expects $1.2m decline in revenue

NAUGATUCK — Mayor Bob Mezzo learned of a projected $1.2 million revenue loss for the 2010-11 fiscal year shortly before the Board of Education met Monday night to pare its…

Parents worry about class sizes

NAUGATUCK — Even though enrollment in the borough’s public school system is at a low ebb—it has dwindled by about 15 percent since 2001—the closure of Salem school, which has…

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.

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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…