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Cabrera: State Scalps Bridgeport On School Funding

May 30th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events, State Politics

Jorge Cabrera, a Bridgeport public school graduate and public commentator, writes “Bridgeport receives less per pupil funding when compared to Hartford and New Haven.” He can be reached at JlrCabrera@aol.com. On June 3rd of this year the Connecticut General Assembly will close the legislative session and hanging in the balance is $5,000,000 in much needed […]

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Rescuing City Schools Doesn’t Require Superman–”We Are The Ones”

May 15th, 2015 · 31 Comments · Education, News and Events

Jorge Cabrera, a product of Bridgeport schools who’s been involved in a variety of education issues, offers several suggestions to “bring opportunity back to our schools.” Cabrera can be reached at JlrCabrera@aol.com. I received a good education in the Bridgeport public schools. As a student my days were filled with many extracurricular activities, teachers who […]

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Get On The Bus!

July 3rd, 2012 · 3 Comments · Education, Library, News and Events

From the Bridgeport Public Library and Excel Bridgeport, an education advocacy group: Excel Bridgeport and the Bridgeport Public Library announce Great Bus Tour for Better Bridgeport Schools. Please join us at the library nearest you for an informal discussion with parents and youth on just what the Board of Education does, what does a high […]

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Excel Bridgeport Hires Cabrera As Community Organizer

May 8th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Education, News and Events

The education advocacy group Excel Bridgeport www.excelbridgeport.org has hired Bridgeport native Jorge Cabrera to serve as community organizer to work with parents and youth in support of its education initiatives. From Excel:

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How Do You Like Your Port? Plus: Dough For Health Centers

June 30th, 2009 · 22 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning

Hey, you want to be executive director of the Bridgeport Port Authority? If all goes according to plan, as of today Joe Riccio is no longer serving in that role. I’m betting with Riccio out the port authority lives. Another question: will Mayor Bill Finch seek to overhaul the five-member commission? The mayor has a […]

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