Cuts Already Underway in District 86


Cuts enacted by the D86 Board as a result of the failed November referendum to high profile items like football and marching band dominate the headlines. These seem far off, and some have been spreading…

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Department Chairs Best Equipped to Deliver Equity


The teachers commend the Board and our community for recognizing the importance of department chairs. We encourage them to continue to support this critical component of our academic excellence. The teachers feel experimenting with a…

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Increasing Class Size and Reducing Course Offerings


At the last Board of Education meeting, Board members appeared to move away from consideration of increasing class sizes. However, the Board documents for this Monday’s meeting once again include options for drastically increasing class…

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Statement to the Board on 12-10 by Kate Saunders


Good evening. My name is Kate Saunders and I have been an English teacher here at Central since 1999. I have taught 14 different courses in the department, spent ten years teaching summer school, sponsored…

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December 10 Board Meeting


Teachers are grateful for the Board’s awareness of the gravity of their decisions and their thoughtful discussions concerning criteria for potential cuts. Given our experience working directly with students, we are encouraged and support the…

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