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Janet Stone McGuigan: I cannot put my name to the budget that is being put before the RTM

“The budget process that began prior to the pandemic was a public affair that was noticed well in advance of meetings, with documents explaining what would be discussed and decided upon. The final decision day was not.” – Janet Stone McGuigan Continue Reading →

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LETTER: Neighboring Towns Already Spend More Per Pupil than Greewich

“The lack of funding for the Greenwich school system compared to our neighbors is in itself alarming, but it also translates (arguably) to lagging school rankings. Per Niche’s 2020 Best School District Rankings in Connecticut, Westport is ranked #1, New Canaan is ranked #2, Darien is ranked #5, Fairfield is ranked #9 and Greenwich is ranked #12. See a correlation here? Definitely.” – Ed Lerum Continue Reading →

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BOE Talk about Budget Process Turning Partisan

“What we need to do is instruct and guide the Superintendent who is still new and doesn’t really understand the context of Greenwich. Sean (Sean O’Keefe, COO) is even newer and doesn’t understand the context of Greenwich…We need to guide our new employees who may not understand the dynamic in Greenwich and what is accepted.” – Peter Sherr Continue Reading →

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Letter: Greenwich’s 1953 Schools Are the Result of Town’s Debt Policy

“If Republicans again block any update to the town’s ‘debt policy’ at the BET’s ‘decision meeting’ later this month, they could pay a heavy price in November, and November isn’t far away. Tick-tock.” – Mike Warner, Past Chair of the RTM Finance Committee Continue Reading →

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