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Literacy 4 Parents 4 Their Children

  • Heavily criticized Norwalk pilot program for parents getting reboot from Adamowski

    Heavily criticized Norwalk pilot program for parents getting reboot from Adamowski

    NORWALK, Conn. — An effort to teach parents how to teach their young children to read will be expanded this year under the direction of Norwalk Superintendent of Schools Steven Adamowski, to the delight of the program’s critics. The Literacy 4 Parents 4 Children program, which was started last year by the late Norwalk Federation…

  • BOE to spend $75K on parent engagement: Make it great, make it honest

    Sue Haynie is a former member of the Norwalk Board of Education and a member of Decoding Dyslexia-CT To the Editor: In July, the Norwalk Board of Ed approved another $75,000 for parent engagement initiatives for the 2015/16 school year. Parent engagement is a very good thing.

  • Norwalk BoE hears complaints, works on actions

    Norwalk BoE hears complaints, works on actions

    NORWALK, Conn. – The need for new school principals is dire, according to one Norwalk school teacher. Terri Scatamachia was just one of the people who spoke Tuesday to the Board of Education at a meeting that also featured the threat of a lawsuit from John Mosby and pride expressed by Norwalk Federation of Teachers…

  • Twin Norwalk teachers spread new word to Title I families

      NORWALK, Conn. — There’s more to reading a young child a book than just telling the child the story, two Norwalk teachers told parents Thursday in Concert Hall. For one thing, you might begin by questioning them about the title of the book, asking them what they think the book might be about, Pam…

  • Haynie assails Mellion’s innovative program for Norwalk Title I families

    NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk’s most vulnerable children deserve better than they’re getting with an early literacy program designed by Norwalk Federation of Teachers President Bruce Mellion, former Board of Education member Sue Haynie said Wednesday. In return, Mellion  attacked Haynie’s credibility, saying she is a “very negative person” and the program is on its way…