A quote from the administration and board in the Litchfield County Times….
….As the numbers were phoned in, the three board members present and assistant superintendent of schools Diane Goncalves lamented that the voters did not understand the issues confronting them—a circumstance they blamed on the reporting of the local press.
“The press is not giving the people the information,” said Canaan representative Laura Freund. “People have just seen the headlines that the administration is getting raises while teachers are being cut.”
She said that none of the taxpayers she had spoken to had a clear idea of why the board had crafted the budget it did…..