MILFORD — A website was launched Thursday as a sounding board for residents concerned about the plan to close Simon Lake School, reconfigure the elementary grades and eliminate more than 45 positions next year.
Board of Education member James Tranquilli Jr., R-1, designed www.milfordspeaksout.com. The 10-member school board will vote in late May on the school administration’s proposal.
Acting Superintendent of Schools R. Michael Cummings is proposing the changes as a way of addressing a $2.2 million budget reduction next year. The Board of Finance reduced the school board’s budget request by $2.2 million, though overall it approved a 2.25 percent increase in spending for next year.
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