- Wednesday, March 18, 2015
To the Editor:
At this late stage of the education budget review process, everyone is focused on the cost of transportation, gasoline, heating oil, medical plan savings, etc. Long forgotten by the Superintendent and the BOE is the $2.6M of resources requested by school principals that were denied in January.
- Friday, March 6, 2015 at 9:07 am
With a community forum on the 2015-16 school budget set for this Tuesday, March 10, Superintendent of Schools Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, said this week he is hoping for a good turnout for the forum and for the April referendum.
The one-hour community forum, called “All-School Parent Conversation Focused On Teaching, Learning, And the Proposed 2015-16 Spending Plan,” will start at 7:30 pm, and it will take place in the Lecture Hall at Newtown High School, 12 Berkshire Road.
- Friday, January 9, 2015
At its second workshop for the 2015-16 budget, on Thursday, January 8, the Board of Education continued to hear from school district leaders regarding individual aspects of the superintendent’s proposed spending plan.
- Monday, April 14, 2014
Joseph V. Erardi, Jr, officially assumed his new post as Newtown superintendent of schools on Monday, April 14.
- Wednesday, October 9, 2013
To the Editor:
I recently went to the office of the superintendent and asked to speak to the person asking for feedback from residents on the choice of the next superintendent. I was never contacted, and so I decided as a taxpayer to list some of the criteria to consider. Will this person respond to these questions? Newtown schools are not rated in the top ten schools, what will he/she do to get us in the top rating?
Newtown high school has a drug problem that needs serious attention, what plans does he/she have?
- Tuesday, September 3, 2013
The Newtown Board of Education announced Tuesday that it is starting its search for a permanent superintendent, while also expressing its gratitude to John Reed for serving as interim superintendent of schools.
- Friday, June 7, 2013
The Board of Education has directed Acting Superintendent of Schools John Reed to develop an example of what the 2013-14 school budget would look like with the inclusion of full-day kindergarten, and report back to the school board before either its June 18 or July 16 meetings.