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Entries Tagged as 'Linda Conner Lambeck'

School Board Monday Night Fight Over Lighthouse Program

May 23rd, 2017 · 29 Comments · Education, News and Events

pic.twitter.com/G7ZfecJDuv — linda lambeck (@lclambeck) May 23, 2017 If you’re bored with the Board of Education, it wasn’t so boring Monday night. The nine-member body got into quite an exchange over an eventual vote that failed to overturn a $500,000 rental fee charged to the city’s Lighthouse program for after school and summer programs that […]

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Lighthouse Program Could Go Dark

May 10th, 2017 · 14 Comments · City Budget, Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Some 2,800 city children will be without a day camp program this summer unless a stalemate between the city and school board is resolved by Monday.

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Packed Education Crowd Provides Earful For City Council

April 26th, 2017 · 23 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Supporters of the school district’s $255.9 million budget proposal aimed to fill the City Council Chambers to capacity during a public hearing held Tuesday.

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Scoring Lower Than Bridgeport Public Schools, Charter School Faces Probation

April 4th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The Bridge Academy, one of the state’s first charter schools, is expected to be put on probation Wednesday when the state considers renewing its charter.

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Unanimous, School Board Selects Aresta Johnson As Education Leader

March 27th, 2017 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events

It’s been years in the making to name a school leader without “acting” or “interim” as part of a title, but Monday night the Board of Education did something it has rarely done on big issues, unanimously approving Aresta Johnson as superintendent of schools.

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Could It Be Geraldine Johnson To Aresta Johnson?

March 24th, 2017 · 8 Comments · Education, News and Events

>Give acting school chief Aresta Johnson credit for displaying a sense of city history in the school named for the city’s first African American public education leader. The Board of Education is scheduled to vote on a permanent chief Monday night, see here.

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School Board Issues City Ultimatum, Pay Up Or Get Lost

March 15th, 2017 · 23 Comments · Education, News and Events

The Board of Education says it’s time for the city’s rent-free Lighthouse Program, popular with some parents, to pay $500,000 in rent.

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One Day After Bailing, She’s Back

March 7th, 2017 · 14 Comments · Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Angella Katrise Perera is back in the running for city schools superintendent.

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