6000 - Instruction



Instruction shall be regarded as the primary function of the Newtown Public Schools. The philosophy guiding this instruction emphasizes the individual students and their development to their fullest potential for participation in life and for the betterment of society in a democracy. Such instruction entails the use of a wide variety of appropriate techniques and experiences that will help each student toward total personal development, excellence in the skills of learning, and the attainment of an inquiring mind for the purpose of becoming a responsible citizen. All such educational experiences shall be organized into a curriculum based on purposeful ideas, shall be subject to continuous study and evaluation, and shall be revised as improvement is indicated.

Adopted 3/12/96
Revised: October 17, 2023                                                    

Newtown, CT
Inspiring Each Student to Excel

3 Primrose St., Newtown, CT 06470
Phone: 203-426-7600