Tag Archives: Region 16

Noujaim named to Region 16 school board

PROSPECT — Nazih Noujaim has been appointed to fill the seat of former Region 16 Board of Education Chair Lisa DeGoes. DeGoes resigned from the board July 1 to join…

Region 16 building project on schedule, includes switch to full-day K

PROSPECT — The size, classrooms and programs have all started to take shape for a new preschool-through-grade-5 school building planned for property on Talmadge Hill Road. All those components and…

Naugatuck, Region 16 test scores pleasing so far

Though local school officials have yet to delve deep into area students’ scores on Connecticut’s standardized tests, their initial reaction to the mixed results was a positive one. “Overall, we’re…

Region 16 joins magnet school tuition fight

PROSPECT —Region 16 has decided to take up arms with Region 10 in a legal battle over who’s responsible for paying part-time magnet school tuition. Earlier this year, the General…

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Region 16 school board faces fight or flight decision

PROSPECT — To fight or not to fight, that’s the question before the Region 16 Board of Education as it contemplates its next step regarding a state ruling on magnet…

Region 16 school board approves higher lunch prices

PROSPECT — The Region 16 Board of Education approved a 25 cent increase in lunch prices across the board for the 2011-12 school year. Beginning next school year, lunches will…

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Full-day K debate continues in Region 16

BEACON FALLS — As the Region 16 school board reviewed the draft educational specifications for a new elementary school, switching to full-day kindergarten once again dominated the discussion. The Board…

Adult Ed seeking instructors

Region 16 Adult Education is searching for course instructors to enhance its program offerings. Anyone with a special skill or hobby that they would like to share with others is…

Nonresident students not just Norwalk’s problem

Enrolling a child in public school isn’t as simple as driving up to a school, handing over a lunch box and sending the child on his or her way. Parents…

Region 16 challenging state over magnet school tuition

BEACON FALLS — Legislation requiring school districts, not parents, pay tuition for part-time magnet school programs has Region 16 officials looking to confront the state. “I want to fight the…