stamford public schools http://wshu.org en Former Yerwood Center employee seeking injunction against closing programs http://wshu.org/post/former-yerwood-center-employee-seeking-injunction-against-closing-programs <p>Attorneys for a former teacher at Stamford’s Yerwood&nbsp;Center and the center itself appeared in Stamford Superior Court Monday. Bonnie Campbell of Stamford charges the center is seeking to illegally shut down federally-funded programs.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:32:09 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 15805 at http://wshu.org As Stamford considers 5th graders to middle school, New Canaan shows model http://wshu.org/post/stamford-considers-5th-graders-middle-school-new-canaan-shows-model <p>Yesterday we aired a story about how Stamford school administrators are currently considering the option of moving its fifth graders to the middle schools because of an oncoming space crunch. The idea has been criticized by many parents who say their children aren’t ready. But the option isn’t that radical. One&nbsp;nearby school district successfully made the transition nearly 20 years ago.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 21:49:50 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 8302 at http://wshu.org Parents react to overcrowding at Stamford schools http://wshu.org/post/parents-react-overcrowding-stamford-schools <p>Stamford is growing. That’s not a bad thing but its 16-thousand student school district is rapidly facing serious overcrowding. In fact, many of its elementary schools will be over capacity starting next year. School administrators have offered up som&nbsp;e solutions but the options – and the timetable - have parents deeply concerned.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 22:18:57 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 8249 at http://wshu.org Parents react to overcrowding at Stamford schools