Tag Archives: Board of Education

Board OKs change to public comment policy

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has declared employees and students off limits for public discussion. The board last week approved a change to the public comment policy that prohibits…

Program designed to help struggling freshmen

NAUGATUCK — About 25 percent of Naugatuck High School freshmen failed at least one course during the first semester this school year, and officials are hoping a new program will…

Board works on budget proposal

NAUGATUCK — After making some adjustments, the Board of Education Monday night backed a $63 million budget proposal for 2018-19 to send to a public hearing, though final figures are…

Region 16 schools to carry Narcan soon

REGION 16 — Narcan, a drug used to combat an opioid overdose, will soon be accessible in Region 16 schools. In November, the Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees…

Region 16 closes the books on fiscal year

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education finished the 2016-17 fiscal year with a year-end balance of just over $1 million. The Board of Education, which oversees schools…

Board OKs adding guards to union

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck school district’s security guards are now part of a union. On Jan. 11, the Board of Education approved a memorandum of agreement between the board and…

Naugatuck schools see increase in ELL students

NAUGATUCK — The number of borough students who need help with speaking English has risen significantly over the past few years. In 2014, there were 155 English-language learner students in…

Board hires company to replace rusting sprinkler pipes

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week agreed to waive the bid process in order to move ahead with replacing corroded sprinkler pipes and fittings at…

Board awards contract for AC work at Woodland

REGION 16 — If everything goes as planned, most of Woodland Regional High School will have air conditioning when the new school year starts in the fall. The Region 16…

Naugatuck BOE opts for school on Columbus Day

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education is letting the Columbus Day holiday set sail in favor of giving students a different day off. The board last week voted 7 to…