The Superintendent and the boards actions over the past four years are responsible for this..our high school is slowly dying while Pam Vogel and the board fiddle around..and what a great job the new Sanders PR firm is doing, we paid them to lose 69 students! 6

From The Sunday Republican-American

Region 1 district enrollment drops by 69 since last year

Region 1 enrollment figures for the 2019-20 school year show a decrease of 69 students in the six-town district that serves elementary schools in Canaan, Cornwall, Falls Village, Kent, Salisbury and Sharon, as well as Housatonic Valley Regional High School.

Lee H. Kellogg School in Falls Village was the only one to show a slight increase, while all others dropped. Enrollments for

2019-20 compared to 2018-19 are:

North Canaan Elementary School 249 (253)

Cornwall Consolidated School 78 (83)

Lee H. Kellogg School 70 (66)

Kent Center School 192 (213)

Salisbury Central School 276 (287)

Sharon Center School 103 (115)

Housatonic Valley Regional High School 348 (368)

Here are the new SAT scores for Region One..tell me why the board approves an extension for our superintendent? 2

SAT scores dropped below 500 for the first time in 4 years for ELA. (Math dropped from 529 to 482 as well).

Regional 01 ‘17-18
522 down arrow
529 down arrow
‘18-19
492
482

Full article in The Hartford Courant….these are the LOWEST SAT scores of any region school district in Connecticut. This should  help you understand why the Region One grammar schools send only 58% of the students graduating  to H.V.R.H.S!

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Connecticut State Statute Sec. 10-232. Restrictions on employment of members of board of education. Notwithstanding the provisions of any special act to the contrary, no member of the board of education shall be employed for compensation by the board of which he or she is a member in any position in the school system. If any member of such board is employed contrary to the provisions of this section, the office to which he or she was elected or appointed shall become vacant. Reply

Sec. 10-232. Restrictions on employment of members of board of education. Notwithstanding the provisions of any special act to the contrary, no member of the board of education shall be employed for compensation by the board of which he or she is a member in any position in the school system. If any member of such board is employed contrary to the provisions of this section, the office to which he or she was elected or appointed shall become vacant. No provision of this section shall be construed to prohibit any member of a board of education from serving as a member of any school building committee established by a town or regional school district to undertake a school building project as defined in section 10-282.

Click on video link below, scroll to approximately 38:51 to view the total, blatant, breaking a a Connecticut State Statute (law) by the Region One Chair, The Region One Superintendent, and The Cornwall representative to the Region One Board.

A complaint has been filed with the Connecticut State Attorney Generals Office, if anyone else wants to file a similar complaint:

https://www.dir.ct.gov/ag/complaint/