Tag Archives: Region 16

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…

Region 16 survey discovers teens want to be heard

BEACON FALLS — Building self-esteem. Encouraging parents to talk to their children. Improving student relationships with the community. These key steps and more came out of a survey taken of…

Region 16 school board ponders shift to full-day kindergarten

BEACON FALLS — The Region 16 building project could bring more than new bricks and mortar to the school district. The project could usher in a fundamental change in kindergarten…

Results of Region 16 student survey to be unveiled

BEACON FALLS — Prospect and Beacon Falls residents and Region 16 students can attend an event Tuesday where results of a youth survey on student attitudes and behaviors will be…