Newtown superintendent Janet Robinson accepts job at Stratford

Stratford's Board voted uanimously to approve Dr. Janet Robinson.

Stratford's Board voted uanimously to approve Dr. Janet Robinson. (2/27/13)

STRATFORD - Newtown's school superintendent has accepted a job as the head of Stratford's school district tonight.

Stratford's Board of Education voted unanimously to approve Dr. Janet Robinson for the job. Prior to the Sandy Hook tragedy, Newtown had voted not to extend Robinson's contract. Stratford had offered her the position before the December shooting.

Robinson will replace interim Superintendent Margaret Lasek.

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