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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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LETTER: Is the Board of Education Stacking the Deck…Again?

Fields at Central Middle School. File Photo

“Over the past two years, the Board of Education has been misleading and evasive about their position on artificial turf for middle school fields.” – Real Grass for Healthy Kids
Jude Braunstein
Liane Tel
Arthur Yee, MD
Susan Rudolph
Warren Silver Continue Reading →

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LETTER: The Board of Education Has Stacked the Deck

“It would seem the BoE along with Parks and Recreation have already made a decision, and they are now pushing their agenda forward by hiring a company whose findings will inevitably and predictably support artificial turf.” – Real Grass for Healthy Kids: Jude Braunstein, Bryan Tunney, Liane Tel, Arthur Yee, MD, Susan Rudolph and Warren Silver Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Alliance for Education: Why 7 School Superintendents, 6 Interims since 1996?

“Interviews, focus groups, and/or surveys of past GPS Superintendents, past and present district and building level leaders, and past and present Board of Education members will enable us to surface anecdotes and experiences, frame needs, and diagnose pressure points.” – Greenwich Alliance for Education 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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