Recent News Articles for Scotland Elementary School
In response to the demands of Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the district will be changing content, sequence and instructional practices within all mathematics classes. To learn more about CCSS and the realigning of mathematics instruction, cl
School Security Update- April 1, 2013
During the winter season there may be reason to delay, close or dismiss schools early. Click HERE to learn of the process and schedules to follow if a decision is made to change the regular schedule.
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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers resources to help parents, children and other cope in the aftermath of a crisis. Click http://www.healthychildren.org/English/news/Pages/AAP-Offers-Resources-to-Help-Parents,-Children-and-Others-Cope-in-the-Aftermath-of-School-Shootings.aspx?nfstatus=401&nftoken=00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000
Dr. Hyung, President of H.C. Planning Consultants, Inc., will present his 14-Year Enrollment Projections to the Board of Education tonight, Oct 22. Click HERE to see the agenda for tonight's BOE meeting. To follow Dr. Chung's presentation to the Board, you can view the 81-page report found HERE.
The Safe School Climate Plan is a multi-faceted approach to improving overall school climate and to addressing the existence of bullying in Ridgefield Public Schools. Click HERE to review the plan.
Results of the 2012 CMT and CAPT test indicate that Ridgefield's students continue to perform well above the Connecticut averages on state tests. Click HERE to review the 2012 CMT/CAPT initial results summary.
With unanimous vote, the CTState Board of Education adopted new national academic standards, known as The Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The CCSS were "designed to consist of fewer, clearer and higher-level standards; to be aligned with college and work expectations; to include rigorous content and application of knowledge through higher order thinking skills; to be internationally benchmarked so that all students will be prepared to succeed in our global economy; and to be based on evidence and research".&nb