I wrote last month about the extraordinary teacher team who direct Middlebrook School’s remarkable Great Debates. Many other programs across our school system similarly underscore what great things are happening for our students under the guidance of outstanding teaching professionals, as our high school’s recent designation among the very top statewide demonstrates.
The Board of Finance acted wisely in approving the Board of Education’s zero-increase school budget. In these challenging budgetary times with added pressures created by the uncertainties surrounding state payments and demands, it’s critical to remember the gem we have in our schools. Their enormous strength is the principal reason behind Wilton’s ranking as “the second-best place in Connecticut to raise a family,” as is proudly proclaimed on the masthead of our town’s website.