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Letter: New Movie on Common Core a Must-See for New Canaanites

 

New Canaan Parents:

This is a new movie about Common Core. via YouTube

Whether you are familiar/have already done reading, or if you admittedly haven’t taken the time, this is what everyone is watching—it’s new within the last few days. Set up your laptop or iPad and watch it while you make dinner, while you get ready in the morning, whatever, but don’t not watch this. This is going to be the baseline for dialogue going forward. And if you think that being in New Canaan means you don’t have to worry, it won’t matter, don’t be fooled. Continue Reading →

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Letter: Civic Action Needed in New Canaan

Type A commuters fleeing the city and beyond in search of superior public schools and the elusive small-town lifestyle flock to New Canaan. Our suburban outpost has everything they dream about from well-manicured yards to family events to a walkable downtown. Yet, even in New Canaan, we hear about bullying, domestic violence, prescription and illegal drug abuse, alcoholism, cutting, anorexia and misuse of guns. As a community, we have to stop coasting on our “Next Station to Heaven” reputation and deal with the issues threatening our village – and many other towns. The stakes have never been higher. Continue Reading →

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