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Greenwich BOE Candidates Hash Out Racial Balance, Achievement Gap, Redistricting and Equity during Oft Testy Debate on the West Side of Town

Kathleen Stowe, Jason Auerbach, Peter Bernstein, Meghan Olsson and Peter Sherr, candidates for Board of Education. Oct 11, 2017 Photo: Leslie Yager

Board of Education candidates talked about racial balance, achievement gap, contingency plans should CT not provide the $23 million grant for a new New Lebanon, and much more. Continue Reading →

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Sherr and Auerbach: New Hamilton Avenue School Field is Much Needed

“For too many years, the needs of the children at Hamilton Avenue have been postponed. Why the Board of Education accepted the Hamilton Avenue Project from the Building Committee with obvious flaws is beyond comprehension. Basic educational equity requires addressing this long overdue project,” said Jason Auerbach, member of the RTM and the Education Committee. Continue Reading →

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Parents, Students Line up to Share Feedback with BOE on New School Start Time

Greenwich Board of Education. Sept 14, 2017 Photo: Leslie Yager

Complaints after 8 full days of the new school start times ranged from buses being late to impacts on scheduling sports practices and games. Many thanked the BOE for the change and said students are getting to school alert and that the benefits last throughout the day. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Greenwich Public Schools Convocation is a Warm Welcome Back

There were lots of hugs and high-fives as teachers got together for convocation at Greenwich High School on Monday, Aug 28. There were several speakers, including Dr. Jill Gildea, Thomas Murray, Bridget Suvansri, Greg Goldstein and GEA president Carol Sutton. Continue Reading →

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“Obnoxious” Behavior of Charter Change Petitioners Deemed Free Speech; Judge Rejects Bernstein’s Extension Request

Despite testimony of four witnesses who said the defendants had interfered and intimidated them as they petitioned for signatures for Peter Bernstein to earn a place on the ballot for BOE, the judge said they hadn’t demonstrated “irreparable harm.” Continue Reading →

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In Dueling Petition SNAFU, Defendants’ Attorney Argues Behavior was Obnoxious but Not Illegal

Four witnesses testified in Stamford Superior Court on behalf of Peter Bernstein, who is attempting to petition onto the ballot for BOE. All said they’d witnessed or been on receiving end of interruptions and interference during four incidents at the dump, train station and Tod’s Point. Continue Reading →

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BOE’s Bernstein Files Injunction Against Auerbach, Smith and Sherr; Seeks Extension on Petition Deadline

On Wednesday state marshals delivered, simultaneously, letters to Peter Sherr, Randall Smith and Jason Auerbach, saying their behavior has infringed on Peter Bernstein’s constitutional right to free speech. Continue Reading →

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Petitioner Pushes Bounds of Freedom of Speech at Tod’s Point

Peter Bernstein said he’d been told by a caretaker at the beach on Sunday not to circulate his petition. He complied. Parks & Rec director Joe Siciliano and First Selectman Peter Tesei said on Monday there is no prohibition on circulating a petition on the beach. Jason Auerbach circulated a petition in favor of charter change and had children carry large placards mentioning Peter Bernstein. Continue Reading →

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