new canaan http://wshu.org en 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