Cindy Brown read this letter she had earlier sent to state Department
of Education official Michael Tavernier about her experience with
Darien Public Schools special education staff. Brown read the letter as
part of a public hearing heald by the Darien Board of Education for the
purpose, the board stated, of "gathering input from the community about the characteristics,
experience, and skills that they would like to see in an Independent
Person to Oversee Special Education in the Darien Public Schools during
the 2013-14 school year."