Pat, personally
Monday, September 28, 2015
New schools underway

This last week, the CCSD Board of School Trustees passed a set of guiding principles to guide the 2015 Capital Improvement Program. After weeks of collecting input through surveys and town hall meetings, we have determined the path for spending the approximately $4.1 billion dollars that was provided by the rollover of the 1998 Bond. This money will cover approximately one-half of the overall need for new facilities, replacement of key systems and modernization of our older schools.

Previously, the Trustees passed a limited plan to...

Monday, September 21, 2015
Kindergarten Teachers

I think back to my Kindergarten teacher Mrs. Stravalo. She was my mother’s good friend and often came over to my house for coffee after school. Before I went to kindergarten, she was just Mrs....

Monday, September 14, 2015
Early literacy is key

The single most important skill students can learn in elementary school is to read. Every school district across the world has to focus on the skills necessary not only to be able to read, but...