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Non-Resident Students

A few years ago, the state allowed school districts to accept students living outside of the district.  Westfield did not accept such students because of space limitations.  Since we now have some additional space, our school board has agreed to allow a very limited number of non-resident students to attend Westfield Schools.  They must be allowed […]

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State Bus Inspection

This year the state moved the inspection of our bus fleet up to May and I am glad to report that Westfield passed with flying colors. This has been the case each year for over a decade and kudos go to our mechanics and drivers for keeping our buses in great working condition. With over […]

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Legislative Update

With the passage of the new budget, we have a much clearer picture of how Westfield Schools will be impacted for the next two years. The new funding formula gives us a slight increase of state revenue per student. In 2012, we are projected to receive $21.00 more per student which is a .4% increase. […]

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