From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
Should students have a say on policy?
"When Maya Mathews was in fifth grade, her favorite subject was math.
But when she entered sixth grade and asked to be placed in a more-advanced math track, her request was denied because a teacher said she “lacked the confidence necessary to handle a more rigorous curriculum,” Mathews recounted.
“I was shocked. It had never really occurred to me that I had to show confidence as well as right answers in order to handle a more rigorous curriculum,” she said.
Mathews is currently a senior at Newton North High School and serves as the student member of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. She is also the chairperson of the State Student Advisory Council and a fourth-term class president."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
The School Committee goals can be found
Strategy for Improvement Presentation
Elementary Schools Improvement Plan
Middle Schools Improvement Plan
|Davis Thayer Elementary School in an early morning sunrise|