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  • NPS announces half-hour addition to six elementary school days in fall

    NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in a slightly altered format from which it was sent:   Six Elementary Schools Will Add 30 Minutes of Instructional Time in 2018-19 Phase II Schools to Add Instructional Time in 2019-2020   Norwalk, CONN.  (January 25, 2018) — Beginning with the 2018-19 school year, an…

  • Adamowski: Longer elementary school day provides opportunities

          Correction, 12:52 p.m.: LeMieux said School Governance Councils. NORWALK, Conn. — Longer elementary school days will allow for exciting teaching opportunities, Norwalk Superintendent of Schools Steven Adamowski said Tuesday. The 2018-19 operating budget request includes $693,366 to fund a fourth specials teacher at six of Norwalk’s 12 elementary schools, as part of…

  • Norwalk BoE prepares request for 5 percent operating budget increase

    NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Board of Education’s “ask” for 2018-19 is expected to be in the neighborhood of $194 million, nearly $10 million more than the current fiscal year. That’s less than what the proposed 2018-19 operating budget was projected to be in December, when the ask was $10.7 million more than 2017-18.

  • Norwalk BoE plots longer school days for young students, possible year-round schooling

    NORWALK, Conn. — The length of the school day is set to get longer next fall in at least half of Norwalk’s elementary schools. The Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously voted to approve an agreement with the Norwalk Federation of Teachers to, in 2018-19, either make school days at all of the elementary schools…

  • Adamowski, Norwalk BoE, lay out plan for NPS 2017-18

    Adamowski, Norwalk BoE, lay out plan for NPS 2017-18

    NORWALK, Conn. – Marching orders have again been laid out by the Norwalk Board of Education, in hopes of duplicating the success it has declared in its 2016-17 score card. “This is year two of our three-year Strategic Operating Plan,” Board Chairman Mike Lyons said at Tuesday’s BoE meeting. “You start from the 10,000-foot level…