Jonathan Pelto, www.jonathanpelto.com continues his series of articles asserting conflicts of interest involving Board of Education President Ken Moales. From Pelto: The last agenda item at this week’s Bridgeport Board of Education meeting was entitled “School Readiness Grant Program, Priority School Districts, July 2013 – June 2014.” According to the agenda and board packet, the [...]
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May 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events
May 13th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Education, News and Events
I am Carmen … hear me roar! Retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez shares a by line with Jonathan Pelto www.jonathanpelto.com in an examination of property issues and potential conflicts of interest involving Board of Education President Ken Moales. Lopez, aligned with members of Connecticut’s Working Families Party that controls four of nine votes on the [...]
April 30th, 2013 · 9 Comments · Education, News and Events
Blog columnist Jonathan Pelto continues his series of enterprise pieces into the Bridgeport Board of Education, the latest centers on school board chief Ken Moales’ financial holdings Pelto claims are on the verge of collapse. Pelto also examines Moales’ operation of two daycare facilities receiving state assistance. Pelto’s piece follows: … when it comes to Bridgeport politics, [...]
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 [...]
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 26th, 2013 · 54 Comments · Education
When Board of Education member Tom Mulligan served on the City Council he once referred to the meetings as the Monday Night Fights. Well the Monday Night Fights have now switched over to the Board of Education. So much for peace and love and diplomacy this holy week. New school board president Ken Moales Jr., a [...]