The major priorities for the school district are preparing for an expected enrollment boom, safety and “continually looking forward to ensure that our curriculum is gradually changing, so that we are keeping pace with changing society,” according to one candidate for a two-year term on the Board of Education. Democrat Josh Kaye said during a League of Women Voters of New Canaan debate that aired Monday night that when he was in school he “didn’t learn how to use a slide rule, even though that had been important for my parents.”
“Because the world changed,” Kaye said. “The world didn’t stop changing in 2000. So we need to look forward. We need to be thinking actively about the skills and abilities our kids need to graduate so that they can be prepared to thrive.”
Responding to the same question about his concrete goals on the Board of Ed, Kaye’s opponent in the Nov.