Our Apology And Retraction Of A Story…. 3

One is never so perfect that they can’t apologize when an egregious mistake has been made…

On  July 24, 2018 Region One Report ran a story with court information that has turned out to be in error.  The story was not a story, but it was a court report on an incident at a Kohls store. The Alicia Roy, Plaintiff WAS NOT the current Principal at North Canaan Elementary School. Our headline for the court document was the following :

North Canaan..a little insight on your new principal…buyer beware


That post has now been deleted.

We have been notified by the letter attached that the court documents are for a different Alicia Roy, not the current Principal in North Canaan.

While we at Region One Report have every right to question the selection and leadership abilities of a public servant, we also have the duty to make sure our facts are accurate..and for the first time since we began publishing on-line in March of 2012, one of our sources supplied us with incorrect information. Even just one story that incorrectly impacts the reputation and stature of an individual is one to many.  At this time, we at Region One Report, and I, Marshall Miles offer a heartfelt apology for publishing that court document, with the headline indicating the document pertained to Dr. Roy at North Canaan Elementary School. It’s a mistake that should not have happened, and hopefully will not happen again. Had we been appraised of this earlier, we would have apologized earlier. That post is being deleted, and this post and apology will remain on The Region One Report for more than three months as indicated in the letter from Dr. Roy. Our mistake should be available for all to see, and as a reminder to all of the consequences of incorrect information and words have.

Dr.Roy, and all members of the North Canaan Board Of Education please accept our apology on this matter.  And an apology to the residents of North Canaan as well.

Marshall Miles for Region One Report

(see letter from Dr. Roy attached)IMG-2431).


Mrs. Manning and Pan Vogel..This is B.S. 1

Test scores decline at Sharon Center School

Some students not participating


From the Republican-American:

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Sharon Center School Principal Karen Manning recently told school board members she wished she could report last year’s Smarter Balanced test scores trended upward, but it’s just not the case. During a meeting last week, she noted the school is getting tremendous support from the central office and the teachers really care, “so we’re going to work through this.” The children in grades three to eight were tested last spring in the areas of language arts and math. All the tests are taken on the computer. With small classes and a continuing decline in student population (enrollment was 116 on Oct. 1), Manning said the performance of one or two students can have a significant impact on the percentages. She also pointed out Sharon Center School has 41 percent of its population on free or reduced lunch and 20 percent of the student body is in special education. Some students opt out of taking the exam and some of the scores are skewed because they are high-performing students, she said.

She said the state doesn’t publish Smarter Balanced scores of groups less than 20 because they are statistically unreliable, so Region 1 results were not published in the newspapers along with other districts.