From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post:
In fact, the first question asked at the forum, organized by the Bridgeport Area League of Women Voters, was: “If elected, would you seek to oust Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas?”
“That’s the No. 1 question a lot of people ask,” said Councilman Andre Baker, D-139, who is running on both the Democratic and Working Families Party lines on the Nov. 5 ballot.
But Baker, like the other eight candidates running for five open school board seats, dodged the question. Instead of giving a simple yes or no, Baker said he thought the board needed to learn how to work together before making important decisions.
Full story here.