Give acting school chief Aresta Johnson credit for displaying a sense of city history in the school named for the city’s first African American public education leader. The Board of Education is scheduled to vote on a permanent chief Monday night, see here
Entries Categorized as 'Education'
March 23rd, 2017 · 8 Comments · Education
From Jacqueline Rabe Thomas, CT Mirror Black students in Connecticut’s public schools are being taught by far more new, less-experienced teachers than their white peers.
March 20th, 2017 · 39 Comments · Education, News and Events
Declaring “Connecticut’s schools of choice change thousands of lives in and beyond Bridgeport, and open thousands of doors for our state’s neediest students,” State Rep. Chris Rosario on Monday joined charter school advocates and parents at the State Capitol urging fair funding for “public schools of choice including public charter schools and magnet schools.”
March 15th, 2017 · 23 Comments · Education, News and Events
The Board of Education says it’s time for the city’s rent-free Lighthouse Program, popular with some parents, to pay $500,000 in rent.
March 7th, 2017 · 14 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Angella Katrise Perera is back in the running for city schools superintendent.
March 7th, 2017 · 28 Comments · Education, News and Events
Angella Katrise Perera announced on Monday she had withdrawn her name as a finalist for school chief, leaving acting Superintendent of Schools Aresta Johnson the lone candidate to lead the district. Board of Education member Maria Pereira (posted in the OIB comment section) shares why Perera would not have received her vote over Johnson. Ms. […]
March 6th, 2017 · 26 Comments · Education, News and Events
Bridgeport appears to be down to one, Aresta Johnson, as the next permanent school leader.
March 5th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Education, News and Events
Following a nationwide search that attracted 58 applicants, the Board of Education has narrowed to two the next permanent superintendent of schools. The district has operated with school leaders in acting positions for more than five years. A public forum will take place Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m. in Geraldine Johnson School, 475 Lexington Avenue, […]