Parents not pleased with Region 1 Reply

Group takes aim at high school’s new grading system

Parents not pleased with Region 1

BY RUTH EPSTEIN

REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN

FALLS VILLAGE — Upset with the grading system initiated this school year at Housatonic Valley Regional High School, and feeling their concerns are not being heard by the Region 1 school board and administration, a group of parents has scheduled a meeting for April 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Center on Main, 103 Main St. Denise Cohn of Falls Village said she and four other parents are organizing the meeting to allow those discontented with the grading system to air their thoughts. It is open to parents, students and anyone else interested in attending.

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Denise Cohn of Falls Village, a parent of a Housatonic Valley Regional High School student, speaks during a recent Region 1 Board of Education meeting in Falls Village. She and four others are organizing an April 4 meeting to discuss the controversial new grading system.