Why Debra is running for BOE:
In Suffield, our schools are strong. However, there are opportunities for improvement. Results from spring 2017 state tests show just 66 percent of Suffield students are at grade level for English and just 52.7 percent are at grade level for math. Other nearby districts, such as Granby, East Granby and Ellington, are outperforming us. We can, and should, do better. I want to bring positive change to our Board to improve educational outcomes and opportunities for students.
Once elected, I plan to:
Thank you in advance for your support!
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