Tag Archives: Region 16

Region 16 board sends school budget to vote

REGION 16 — Although spending in Region 16 is going down under the 2018-19 proposed budget, one of the school district’s member towns will see its cost go up. The…

Board backs plan for armed guards in schools

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has reached a consensus — though not unanimously — to move forward with a proposal to hire armed security guards for…

School budget proposal decreases spending

REGION 16 — After some final adjustments, the Region 16 Board of Education last week approved a budget proposal that would cut school spending slightly. The roughly $40.86 million spending…

Budget proposal keeps school spending flat

REGION 16 — Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin’s 2018-19 spending plan looks a lot like Region 16’s current budget as far as the total figure is concerned. Yamin last week…

Armed guards to be on school board’s agenda

REGION 16 — The Board of Education is slated to discuss a proposal to hire armed security guards at its March 28 meeting. Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin has proposed…

Armed guards for Region 16 schools on the table

REGION 16 — Officials are proposing hiring armed security guards for each of Region 16’s schools in the wake of last month’s shooting at a Florida high school. “I think…

Naugatuck, Region 16 see little movement in scores 

The overall scores for the Naugatuck and Region 16 school districts under the state’s Next Generation Accountability System remained relatively flat. The state this month released the 2016-17 results under…

Region 16 school board approves Narcan policy

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week gave its final approval to a policy covering the use of Narcan, paving the way for the drug used…

Audit identifies causes for electricity spike

BEACON FALLS — An energy audit of Woodland Regional High School pointed to an outdated energy management system as the main cause for a recent spike in electricity costs. “Our…

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…