As community members who have endorsed Chris Kramer for ACSD Board, we are writing to provide a bit more context for our endorsements.
First and foremost, we want to thank the ACSD board for a robust discussion at the Feb. 13 board meeting that ended in an affirmative vote to amend the district Articles of Agreement to include a district-wide vote on proposed school closures.
Over the last few years, many of us have strived to provide the students of the Addison Central School District (ACSD) with a strong education.
We believe our organization shares a vision with the ACSD board to embrace a single educational community that is stronger together.
For the third time, the Select Board of the Town of Shoreham has not received a response or even an acknowledgment of a letter sent to the Addison County School District Board of Directors.
In the ACSD, each town has at least one representative on the school board. You might ask, “Why are there a specific number of seats allocated to each town if we vote for them all district-wide?
(These comments were shared at the Feb. 23 ACSD school board meeting. Since then many, many community members and teachers have reached out to express their agreement.) I have recently heard the Churchill quote, “never let a good crisis go to waste,” used … (read more)
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The ACSD School Board seems to be moving quickly in the direction of closing town schools. I strongly urge everyone from all towns to pay attention and become involved. Below is an edited version of the letter I wrote to our school board when they solicit … (read more)