As the Board of Education searches for a school chief to replace interim Fran Rabinowitz and examines the proposed construction for a new Harding High School, newly elected chairman Dave Hennessey has made his assignments to key committees.
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December 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events
December 11th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Education, News and Events
Newly named Board of Education chairman Dave Hennessey and the newest member of the school board Kadisha Coates who supported his election Monday night, joined Mayor Bill Finch and interim Superintendent of Schools Fran Rabinowitz at Wilbur Cross School on Thursday to celebrate the city’s awarding of $4.5 million in federal funds for 180 new […]
December 9th, 2014 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
Update: includes video. Retired school teacher Dave Hennessey Monday night became the fourth Board of Education leader in less than four years, defeating incumbent Sauda Baraka in a 6-3 vote at the Aquaculture School and further splitting a coalition that helped elect the two last year. The meeting was chaired by Mayor Bill Finch.
December 8th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
The Hartford campaign finance trial of Ernie Newton, the self-proclaimed Moses of his peeps, is scheduled to begin on Three Kings Day January 6th. Will witnesses have an epiphany?
December 5th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
Chaired by Mayor Bill Finch, the organizational meeting of the nine-member Board of Education will take place Monday 5:30 p.m. at the Aquaculture School with retired school teacher Dave Hennessey the leading candidate to replace Sauda Baraka as chair.
December 2nd, 2014 · 12 Comments · Education, News and Events
In a commentary that first appeared in the Connecticut Post, Parent Advisory Council President Tammy Boyle writes in opposition to new school board member Kadisha Coates claiming school board members Dave Hennessey and Andre Baker’s “support of charter school parent and advocate Coates was a stunning betrayal of the commitments they made to BPS parents.” […]
Parent Leader Asserts School Board Supporters Of Kadisha Are Turn Coates–Coates: Let’s Fix ‘Broken System’
November 24th, 2014 · 14 Comments · Education, News and Events
As she prepares for her first official meeting Monday as the newly selected member of the Board of Education, Kadisha Coates should have plenty of observant company, including Tammy Boyle, the District Parent Advisory Council president, and former school board member Maria Pereira, opposed to her replacing John Bagley who resigned more than a month […]