03/06/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik favors local control of curriculum, promising he’ll always be setting the bar higher as his students achieve improved standards.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik favors local control of curriculum, promising he’ll always be setting the bar higher as his students achieve improved standards.

Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik hasn’t read the entire HR5 bill that is meant to replace No Child Left Behind legislation, but he likes the intent — to put more decisions in the hands of local educators. (more…)

03/03/15 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik wants the community to weigh in on his performance. A questionnaire appears on the school’s website.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik wants the community to weigh in on his performance. A questionnaire appears on the school’s website.

It was the trademark question former Mayor Ed Koch would ask walking the sidewalks of New York.

Borrowing the theme, Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik walks the halls of Shelter Island School asking his students and staff to rate his job performance. And now he’s contacting parents, community members, students, faculty and staff asking the same in a survey on the school district’s website. (more…)