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von Braun urges later start times for Greenwich Public Schools

A later start to the school day could help teenagers get the most from their classroom time and local districts should consider delaying the first bell Education Secretary Arne Duncan said

Consider a revolutionary proposal to raise test scores

How about we let our teenagers take state-mandated tests and the college boards when they are awake? Currently, tests start at 7:30 a.m., when most are not fully awake. Some are even comatose.

Community schools can help reduce the achievement gap

The U.S. Department of Education defines the achievement gap as “the difference in academic performance between different ethnic, racial or socio-economic groups.” Greenwich has the largest achievement gap in Connecticut and Connecticut has the largest gap in the U.S.A.

Greenwich needs Sherr and von Braun for the save

Peter von Braun and Peter Sherr have been on the cutting edge on the Board of Education to prevent internal busing of schoolchildren.

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