The Derry School Board somewhat reluctantly approved a new math curriculum for grades Kindergarten-5, but expressed concern that changing the textbooks and workbooks won’t necessarily result in better math grades or test scores. Members of the Math Curriculum Committee presented their findings and their recommended choice of program to the School Board and television audience
The Derry Town Council will return to a line-by-line analysis of its working budget for 2017, and will adopt an aggressive schedule to finish its work by the May deadline. At the April 5 Town Council meeting, Councilors discussed the schedule for the budget and also held a philosophical forum on how they want to
The Town of Derry ended its second quarter in December 2015 in good financial shape. Chief Financial Officer Susan Hickey and Controller Janice Mobsby reported on the second quarter at the April 5 Town Council meeting.