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Entries Tagged as 'Hernan Illingworth'

Going To School On School Security

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 […]

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Baker Sides With Baraka For School Board Leadership

November 26th, 2013 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education

Update, Baraka has the votes Citing her experience, incoming Board of Education member Andre Baker who ran on both the Democratic and Connecticut Working Families Party line says he’ll support Sauda Baraka for school board chair. The school board with five new members will select officers at an organizational meeting in December. Democrat Dave Hennessey […]

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Hennessey, Baraka Maneuver For School Board Leadership

November 20th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education

When the Board of Education meets for its organizational meeting December 9, it will have five new members to select a new chair. Working Families Party member Sauda Baraka and Democrat Dave Hennessey are trying to line up the votes for leadership among the nine members.

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Working Families Party Wins Coalition Control Of School Board, Republican Larcheveque Wins Seat

November 6th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education

The tiny Connecticut Working Families Party, with just a few hundred registered voters throughout the state, has reached its goal of coalition control of the Board of Education, according to unofficial returns, with the reelection of Sauda Baraka and election of three Democrats its supporters helped in the September 10 primary that were also victorious […]

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Vallas Shocked Abusive Principal Not Terminated, GOP Condemns Baraka’s Vote, Baraka’s Conflict Of Interest, ‘Parents Disgusted … Open Season On Children’

November 1st, 2013 · 99 Comments · City Politics, Education, News and Events

UPDATE: Sauda Baraka, one of four Board of Education members Wednesday night who voted to rescue Tisdale School principal Carmen Perez Dickson from termination for dragging children through hallways, was represented by Dickson’s attorney when Baraka became a plaintiff challenging the state’s takeover of city schools in 2011. School board members Ken Moales and Maria […]

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Illingworth: I Would Recuse Myself From Any Votes Regarding School Uniforms

April 21st, 2013 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events

Board of Education member Hernan Illingworth has issued a statement to OIB regarding articles written by government watchdog Jonathan Pelto involving Illingworth’s employer providing school uniforms. Pelto story here. Illingworth statement: “I have been a part-time hourly employee for Uniformz for about 4 years now. Uniformz is one of multiple vendors that provide school uniforms. There exists no […]

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Pelto Dresses Down Illingworth Over School Uniform Conflict

April 19th, 2013 · 10 Comments · Education, News and Events

More from government watchdog Jonathan Pelto on the school uniform issue involving Board of Education member Hernan Illingworth: As a member of the Bridgeport Board of Education, Hernan Illingworth took actions that directly benefited him and the company that he works for. That is an ethics violation.

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