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Stonington Board Of Education Will Meet At Request Of Teachers Union

The special meeting of the board of education will begin at 7 p.m.

 

The Stonington Board of Education will meet tonight to discuss some of the issues surrounding their decision to . 

The special meeting at the board of education meeting room will begin with a call to order and the pledge of allegiance before the board goes into closed session. The meeting was scheduled at the request of the Stonington teachers union.

According to The Day the Union is requesting the board and union “negotiate issues affecting teachers surrounding the change in the school calendar.” Stonington Public School teachers will also ask the board to reconsider its decisions to eliminate three days from April vacation.

Stonington Public Schools released Monday afternoon and expect 175.5 staff absences and will need 161.5 substitutes.

There is no time for public comment scheduled on the meeting but time for a potential motion regarding negotiations between the union and board is scheduled.

Teg March 20, 2012 at 11:29 AM
No public comments. I just hope our other elected leaders will step in now that it is clear that a 3000 dollar decision is having a big impact on out tax dollars. I also hope everyone in stonington remembers the incompetence of the boe come election time
Ellyn Moran Santiago March 20, 2012 at 02:00 PM
No one has covered this issue like Stonington Patch. Amazing work, Bree!
ElleT March 20, 2012 at 02:55 PM
The fact that they aren't open to public comments speaks volumes. Do they serve the community or don't they?

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