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Entries Categorized as 'Education'

Meanwhile, Bradley Releases Video Pitch On Education

August 10th, 2018 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events, State Politics

Democratic-endorsed Dennis Bradley, a member of the Board of Education, declares “It’s about us coming together as a community” in a closing video before Tuesday’s primary for State Senate.

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Deans Named For UB’s Three New Colleges

August 8th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Education, News and Events

News release from UB: The University of Bridgeport today announced that Drs. Manyul Im, Carol Papp, and Tarek Sobh have been named Deans of the University’s three newly created colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences; The College of Engineering, Business and Education; and The College of Health Sciences.

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With A Little Help From Rich Friends–Independent Expenditures Boost Candidates In Bridgeport Races

July 31st, 2018 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events, State Politics

A $100,000 donation to a Connecticut political action committee from Alice Walton, daughter of WalMart founder Sam Walton and richest woman in the world, is bolstering independent expenditures on behalf of legislative candidates supportive of charter schools including Democratic-endorsed Dennis Bradley seeking the open seat in Connecticut’s 23rd State Senate District. He’s challenged in the […]

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Housatonic Open For Walk-In Registration

July 28th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events

Housatonic Community College (HCC) will be open Saturdays, August 4, 18 and 25 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. to offer new and continuing students access to one-stop, walk-in registration, including a full range of assistance to complete the registration process in time for the fall semester, which begins on August 28.

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Lamont’s Lofty Promises Would Become A Mega Windfall For City

July 20th, 2018 · 59 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics

Ned Lamont is making promises no gubernatorial contender has ever delivered before, but if he becomes governor and shepherds his pledges they’ll represent well over $50 million extra to the state’s largest city for reimbursement on payments in lieu of taxes (PILOT) and Education Cost Sharing (ECS) formula.

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OIB Poll: Grading Aresta Johnson

July 16th, 2018 · 4 Comments · Education, News and Events

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New Harding High School On Horizon

July 16th, 2018 · 17 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

From Linda Lambeck, CT Post: Peering out from the floor-to-ceiling window in the assistant principal suite down to the pristine Warren Harding High School football field a floor below is like being in a luxury box.

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Campaign Lesson–Taking “Teacher” To Task

June 18th, 2018 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics

Fact-checking is standard operating procedure in campaigns. How much latitude does a candidate take burnishing a resume? Mayor Joe Ganim, running for governor, has received an assist from Superintendent of Schools Aresta Johnson rebutting Democratic-endorsed Ned Lamont’s claim he was a “teacher” at Harding High School more than a decade ago.

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