Tag Archives: Region 16

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NCLB waiver clears path for education reform

A waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind act has opened the door for the state to move forward with an education reform plan. Late last month, U.S. Secretary…

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Alternative plan sought for new district office

PROSPECT — The growing cost associated with turning Algonquin School in Prospect into Region 16’s district office has the building committee in charge of the project exploring alternative options for…

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No explanation for spike in scores

Teachers receive testing training PROSPECT —A spike in reading assessment scores remains unexplained as school officials have decided to drop a review of the scores in order to focus on…

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Voters OK $37.3 million Region 16 budget

BEACON FALLS — The support of Prospect voters carried Region 16’s $37.3 million budget for the 2012-13 school year to approval Monday night. A total of 314 paper ballots were…

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Voters to have their say on Region 16 budget

REGION 16 — The fate of Region 16’s proposed $37.3 million school budget rests in the hands of the voters. A region meeting for Beacon Falls and Prospect voters to…

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Search set to begin for next Algonquin principal

PROSPECT — The search for a new principal to lead Algonquin School will begin this week. The pre-kindergarten through third grade school in Prospect has had two interim principals since…

Magas leads conservation efforts for Region 16

PROSPECT — Mike Magas wears three hats in Region 16. He teaches, coaches girls’ swimming and finds ways to save energy. On top of his teaching and coaching duties, he…

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School board backs $37.3 million budget

PROSPECT — After some last-minute adjustments, the Region 16 Board of Education approved a $37.3 million budget proposal for the coming fiscal year. “This is a very hard budget. We’re…

School board looking to retain interim superintendent

PROSPECT —Tim James, Region 16 interim superintendent of schools, may be holding onto that title a little longer than originally planned. The Board of Education is considering retaining James as…