Housatonic ahead of state curve in course offerings


FALLS VILLAGE — Three department chairs made presentations to the Region One Board of Education during the regular monthly meeting Monday, Feb. 7, at Housatonic Valley Regional High School.

Nur Abdulhayoglu, speaking for the Science Department, said the science teachers as a group hold a wide range of certifications — including biology, earth science, chemistry, physics and general science.

And she said Housatonic is ahead of a new state curriculum requirement that high school students must take three years of science. That is scheduled to take effect in 2018.

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