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  • Don’t Forget The Sandy Hook Elementary Teachers

    To the Editor:

    My wife Laura Feinstein is a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

    She was there on 12/14. We also live in Sandy Hook. My wife and some of her colleagues appeared last week in a piece that aired on CBS This Morning highlighting their efforts to pass sensible gun laws to reduce the chances that some other town will endure the agony of 12/14.

  • School Board Honors Retiring Teachers, Top Students

    The Board of Education honored both Newtown’s retiring educators and students within the top five percent of the graduating Class of 2014, including valedictorian Anne Beier and salutatorian Amisha Dave, at its meeting on Tuesday, June 3.

    Superintendent of Schools Joseph Erardi, Jr, announced each retiring teacher or administrator before they were greeted by Board of Education members and handed a gift by school board Chair Debbie Leidlein.

  • Don’t Scale Back Beneficial School Programs

    To the Editor:

    As a parent and taxpayer, I am disappointed to read Trent Harrison's comments regarding overlapping programs and initiatives in the article "Concerns Aired:  Teachers Offer 'State of The Union'" published Saturday, May 24th.  

  • Working Together For A Long-Term Plan

    To the Editor:

    Below is what I shared with the Board of Finance on February 27. 

  • Force Feeding Students And Teachers?

    To the Editor:

    With good conscience I need to speak out to the caring public regarding a serious government intrusion into the local public schools. The reason for this is that politics and academic theory often mix poorly with good teaching practices in the classroom.

  • Tell The Great Reunion Team About Your Most Inspiring Educators

    Current and former residents of Newtown: the Great Newtown Reunion team wants to honor the best teacher or educator you ever had. Great Reunion committee spokesperson Kandice (Cohen) Castellino has set up a special e-mail account, welovenewtownteachers@gmail.com, so any current or past Newtown resident who was inspired, can submit a testimonial about his or her favorite educator.