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Piccininno: Calling on the GOP BET to work make Greenwich Schools safe, secure, educationally excellent

“The BOE estimates the structural issues at CMS will cost $5 million per year in maintenance. To put that in context, $5 million per year would fund a $55 million, 20-year 7% interest rate bond. That is almost half the cost of replacing CMS and we know the State will provide most of the $120 million needed anyway.” – Greg Piccininno Continue Reading →

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MORIARTY: The Real Facts Show Republican BET Does Not Show Support for our Schools

“Don’t be fooled!  Despite a voting record that shows reduced funding for both operating budgets and capital projects in the Schools, the Republican BET candidates are writing letters and placing ads about how much they support the Schools.” – Leslie Moriarty, Democratic member and candidate for BET Continue Reading →

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BOE Extends Schools Chief Contract 2 Years Despite Reluctance of Two Members

After some angry voices during the public hearing, Dr. Toni Jones was given glowing reviews from six board members. Two board members said they’d prefer a one year contract extension instead of two, in order not to “tie the hands” of new members of the board in the fall. Continue Reading →

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Following Emotional Hearing, Board of Education Votes on Combo of Engineered Natural Grass and Artificial Turf at CMS

Passions were high during the public comment portion of the BOE meeting where several men, mostly coaches and teachers, spoke in favor of synthetic turf. The BOE voted 6-1-1 in favor of Option 4. Continue Reading →

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First Selectman’s Proposed 20-21 Budget: What’s Cut? What’s Funded?

Cuts include police directing traffic on Greenwich Avenue. New would be “Pay As You Throw” at the dump. Residents would not have to pay to to recycle, but would be required to purchase special bags for their trash at local retailers. Continue Reading →

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BOE Forum Touches on Personalized Learning/Screen time, Achievement Gap, Superintendent Retention

There are three Democratic candidates for two seats – Gaetane Francis (incumbent), Christina Downey and Karen Hirsh.

The other candidates – Republicans Joe Kelly and Karen Kowalski are assured spots on the board. Continue Reading →

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