Dianne Wildman was moderator.
The occasion was a standing-room-only, PTA Council-sponsored event moderated by television journalist Dianne Wildman in The Westport Library's McManus Room.
, a Westporter and former Cablevsion executive producer and NBC
News correspondent, said at the outset that she
wanted the candidates to mix it up and quipped about bloodletting.
also asked whether the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program piloted in middle school this year would cause other electives, such as the arts, to suffer.
described the scene of a girl violin prodigy not being able to excel.