Manchester School District Survey Results

Manchester School District Survey Results

I July and August, I conducted a survey of Manchester residents, asking them about Manchester School District issues. This article presents the results of the 175 responses to that survey. Overview The two most important issues as ranked by the respondents were...
The Heartbreaking Cost of Over-assessing Our Kids

The Heartbreaking Cost of Over-assessing Our Kids

In 2014, a Manchester elementary school teacher was in so much anguish, she felt compelled to speak out. The source of her angst was the excessive amount of assessments teachers are mandating to administer. Kelley Tambouris was “angry, frustrated, but most of...