From Mike Mayko, CT Post: Her life was one of learning, teaching and inspiring. And even into her 90s, Geraldine Johnson, honored with degrees, awards and directorships, continued to volunteer at the Classical Studies Academy and with senior groups particularly those located at the Watermark Retirement Community at 3030 Park Avenue.
Entries Categorized as 'Education'
November 28th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Education, News and Events
November 11th, 2015 · 12 Comments · Education, News and Events, State Politics
Ebony Dennis Barnes was among the Downtown speakers on Tuesday that filled Baldwin Plaza behind the state courthouse urging more public funds for charter schools that operate independently of traditional school districts. Governor Dan Malloy supports charter schools but with push back from state legislators and opponents who maintain charters swipe money from neighborhood schools. […]
November 10th, 2015 · 27 Comments · Education, News and Events
When the Board of Education replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day in October, a number of leaders in the Italian-American community including former mayors Lenny Paoletta and John Fabrizi saw it as a swipe to their heritage. The school board heard the community roar. Monday night it voted to approve Italian Heritage Day for the day […]
November 6th, 2015 · 42 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Education, Law Enforcement, Library
The hand-wringing swamping the Bridgeport business community, the editorial board of the Connecticut Post, various media outlets in the state such as the Hartford Courant and a sundry of national concerns befuddled by Joe Ganim’s resurgent comeback fails to examine the failures by incumbent Mayor Bill Finch that opened the door to Ganim’s traction. If Finch […]
November 4th, 2015 · 6 Comments · City Politics, Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post Changes are coming once again to the city’s sometimes volatile school board with four new members set to join the nine-member panel in December.
October 23rd, 2015 · 23 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, Education, News and Events
Democratic mayoral nominee Joe Ganim on Friday released a position paper on taxes, public safety, economic development, education, environment and government transparency.
October 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events
October 16th, 2015 · 17 Comments · City Politics, Education, News and Events
Some of his proposals come with a price tag, such as fully funding public schools, but Republican mayoral candidate Enrique Torres shares his vision for fixing the school system. Check out his attached video presentation.
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