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Video Battles–Pereira Accuses Charter School Advocate Of Hurling Her Keys Across Clinton Avenue

September 10th, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events

Another day, another video, another battle. And this latest video features some feisty exchanges. Former Board of Education member Maria Pereira on Tuesday continued her reality film-roll challenge of canvassers working for Families for Excellent Schools, a charter school advocacy organization, accusing one of them of removing keys from her pocket and throwing them across […]

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Trefz: UB Is Family–Business School Unveiled, Finch Attends Ceremony

September 10th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

Saluted by university officials, business titans, Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman and Mayor Bill Finch, Ernest C. Trefz, better known as Ernie, announced on Tuesday he was “proud to play a role in the past, present and future” of the University of Bridgeport that dedicated a new business school in the entrepreneur’s name featuring a newly […]

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Pereira Confronts Another Charter School Proponent

September 8th, 2014 · 49 Comments · Education, News and Events

  Former school board member Maria Pereira on Sunday continued her challenge of paid canvassers working for Families for Excellent Schools, the charter school advocacy group circulating petitions to present to the Board of Education “in support of system-wide change that would give every Bridgeport student access to a high-quality school.” Pereira, on video, once […]

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Pro Charter School Group Continues Petition Drive To Create Change

September 5th, 2014 · 20 Comments · Education, News and Events

Families for Excellent Schools, the charter school advocacy group whose canvasser was confronted this week by former school board member Maria Pereira, announced on Friday it has gathered signatures from more than 5,000 Bridgeport residents “in support of system-wide change that would give every Bridgeport student access to a high-quality school.”

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School Construction Creates Jobs, Student Innovation

September 4th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

In a commentary first published by the Connecticut Post, Jorge Garcia, the city’s Director of Public Facilities and Deborah Caviness, Senior Program Administrator for the Small & Minority Business Office, highlight the benefits of new school construction. Thirteen thousand students in the Park City will attend new or renovated schools in the near future as […]

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State Education Board Approves Replacement For Short FUSE

September 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The state Board of Education had nothing but praise for the new Dunbar School turnaround plan that replaces the one in place when Family Urban Schools of Excellence, or FUSE, ran the Bridgeport school.

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Pereira Places Charter School Proponent On Video Hot Seat, Education Debate Follows

September 3rd, 2014 · 50 Comments · Education, News and Events

  Former school board member Maria Pereira, an opponent of charter schools, turned street reporter in front of Dunbar School on Tuesday confronting a paid canvasser for a pro-charter school organization who described Bridgeport as the worst performing school district in the country. The exchange between Pereira and the canvasser illustrates the gulf between pro-charter […]

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