From Mayor Bill Finch: Mayor Bill Finch today announced that he is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Mayor’s Youth Council. The new initiative provides youth a chance to learn about and participate in local government while serving in an advisory capacity to the Mayor on youth issues.
Entries Categorized as 'Education'
December 11th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Education, News and Events
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December 10th, 2013 · 11 Comments · Education, News and Events
The new Board of Education Monday night conducted its organizational meeting naming Working Families Party member Sauda Baraka chairwoman. The board also accepted Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas’ resignation with 60 days notice. Vallas is leaving the district, after two years, to be a candidate for lieutenant governor in the state of Illinois.
December 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events
News release from Families for Excellent Schools Parents, students and advocates who support education reform tonight called the Board of Education’s first organizing meeting an opportunity for cooperation, and challenged members to work together to transform Bridgeport schools and provide better educational opportunities for all 20,000 Bridgeport students.
December 9th, 2013 · 60 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
In Bridgeport schools, the Hispanic/Latino demographic makes up 49 percent of the student body while teachers of the same demographic comprise 10.45 percent of the faculty. Black/African American students account for roughly 38 percent of the student population while black/African American teachers total about 13 percent. White students account for 9.27 percent of the total […]
December 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Education, News and Events
December 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events
Government watchdog John Marshall Lee attended the send-off session of the Board of Education last Monday as five newly elected members await their first full meeting December 9. He shares this report: As November comes to a close so does meeting activities of City elected officials. The most significant final meeting of a Board was last Monday […]
November 29th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events
If you need extra time to digest the bird, or risk a little extra indigestion wondering how many times they will violate the City Charter and Connecticut Constitution, the newly elected City Council, school board and city sheriffs will receive the oath of office on Sunday, 5 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers, 45 Lyon […]
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