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Entries Tagged as 'Linda Conner Lambeck'

New Harding High School On Horizon

July 16th, 2018 · 17 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

From Linda Lambeck, CT Post: Peering out from the floor-to-ceiling window in the assistant principal suite down to the pristine Warren Harding High School football field a floor below is like being in a luxury box.

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What’s In A Name? Blue And Gold

June 1st, 2018 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

Wow, something unanimous on the school board, with one abstention, and it’s all in a name. The Board of Education, following a roar from the collective lungs that wore blue and gold at Harding High School, voted 8-0 to keep the name as the school segues to a new campus off Boston Avenue to replace […]

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Education Advocates Pack City Council Public Hearing For More Dough

April 25th, 2018 · 8 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Education, News and Events

Another year, another public hearing, another packed City Council chambers filled by education advocates urging more money for schools. School board members, parents and educators pleaded city councilors for additional funds Tuesday night as the school system faces rising costs against state and federal grant cuts. Mayor Joe Ganim’s $561 proposed budget calls for no […]

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The Challenge Of Choosing Textbooks For History Studies

March 24th, 2018 · 29 Comments · Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: A textbook has been picked for the district’s new African-American studies course–but not everyone is a fan.

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As Construction Progresses, Debate Centers On Harding Name

March 14th, 2018 · 45 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

With construction of a new facility to replace Harding High progressing for the next school year, the naming of the school has reemerged. Keep the name or something new? Four years ago then Mayor Bill Finch, whose administration secured property off Boston Avenue from General Electric to build a modern facility, suggested renaming the school […]

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Supremes Side With State In School Funding Case

January 17th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The state Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed a lower court ruling that the state’s distribution of state education aid violates the constitution.

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African American, Latino Studies Mandated To Graduate

November 1st, 2017 · 23 Comments · Education, News and Events

In city schools about half of the 21,000 students are Latino and 35 percent African American. As a result the Board of Education will require a half-year course in African American Studies, Caribbean/Latin American Studies or Perspective on Race to graduate high school starting with the Class of 2022.

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As Puerto Rico Suffers, Bridgeport Prepares For Children

October 2nd, 2017 · 9 Comments · Education, News and Events

Bridgeport is home to the largest Puerto Rican population in Connecticut. Under federal law, as CT Post scribe Linda Conner Lambeck reports, “displaced students who move to the city must be accepted by the district, and automatically qualify for free school meals, health care, special education and other services.” Superintendent of Schools Aresta Johnson says […]

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