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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April 21st, 2013 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events
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.
April 18th, 2013 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
Government watchdog Jonathan Pelto has an interesting piece about Board of Education member Hernan Illingworth and school uniforms. Last week, with only about 40 days left to the 2012-2013 school year, Central High School announced that they would begin enforcing Bridgeport’s district-wide school uniform policy.
March 5th, 2013 · 35 Comments · Education
The day after the Bridgeport Board of Education approved by a 5-4 vote a three-year contract for Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas, members and supporters of the Connecticut Working Families Party are lashing out, including Maria Pereira, one of three WFP school board members who voted against Vallas.
March 4th, 2013 · 40 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
The Bridgeport Board of Education Monday night approved a new three-year contract for Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas in a vote that continued a 5-4 split among the Democratic majority and the vocal opposition from members of the Connecticut Working Families Party. The thee-year deal came as a surprise as Vallas had postured publicly for [...]
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March 4th, 2013 · 47 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
The battle for control of the Board of Education continues Monday (tonight) with a scheduled special meeting for “Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Superintendent’s Performance Evaluation,” according the school board agenda. The meeting will take place 6:30 p.m. in City Hall, Conference Room 305, 45 Lyon Terrace. The nine-member school board is split with four [...]
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What Kind Of Evaluation Process Is This? Working Families Party Taking It To The Streets Against Vallas
February 28th, 2013 · 34 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
Connecticut’s Working Families Party is now taking its case door to door in an effort to build support to torpedo a contract extension for Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas who said the other day the only way he will not serve another year as school chief is if the Board of Education does not make [...]