December 8, 2023

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Newport, Middletown regional school district goes before town leaders

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Newport, Middletown regional school district goes before town leaders

NEWPORT — As consultants spelled out the doable price savings in academic functions charges and greater academic chances for kids by way of a regional Newport and Middletown university district, the municipalities’ elected officers elevated worries in excess of how just the consultants received to these figures.

“You talk about an believed $4.8 million in believed performance chances, I’d love additional clarification on that,” Middletown School Committee Chair Theresa Spengler mentioned.  “Even nevertheless we’d have one particular superintendent, we’d continue to will need the same amount of principals because we nonetheless have the very same variety of universities, same quantity of lecturers, same amount of services and persons to preserve all those amenities. We have the very same sum of snow to shovel and items of that character.”

Members of the Newport City Council and School Committee, and Middletown Town Council and School Committee gathering at Innovate Newport on Wednesday, July 20 to discuss school regionalization.

The particular person foremost the discussion of the joint regionalization assembly Wednesday evening was David Sturtz, a marketing consultant from Cooperative Methods, which has been working with Woolpert Strategic Consulting to assess what regionalizing the two districts would affect the school systems financially and academically. Both equally school committees and municipal councils were being present to focus on what the firms had figured out by their study on the regional district.

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