Publication: Westport Now
Date: March 14, 2013
Summary: SEI works to prepare Westport students to be creative, critical thinkers in order to solve real world problems globally in the future
"Westporter Deborah Sawch, a former Staples High School English teacher now working for Columbia, stressed that while Westport’s schools were top tier “complacency is not okay,” and that continued improvement to compete globally is imperative. She cited an international student assessment test showing that U.S. students “are woefully behind.”
“It was a Sputnik moment, a wake up call,” she said. “Are we really preparing students for the world?”
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Publication: Westport News
Date: March 12, 2013
Summary: Launched in 2010, Westport 2025 is a districtwide, kindergarten-through-12th-grade curriculum initiative, which aims to develop students critical thinking, creative, communication and problem-solving skills.
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