Janet Gomes, wife of 2011 mayoral candidate John Gomes, won the Parent Advisory Election on Wednesday. Update from CT Post reporter Linda Conner Lambeck: Janet Gomes, a Thomas Hooker parent, won a three-way race for president of the District Parent Advisory Council Wednesday in a controversial re-do election in which the votes of parents whose [...]
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May 8th, 2013 · 22 Comments · City Politics, Education, News and Events
January 24th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The city school board will get to weigh in on the job Paul Vallas is doing as interim superintendent but not the public.
January 1st, 2013 · 2 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Butler Business School and two sister schools in the state have closed without warning, leaving as many as 1,200 students saddled with more than $20,000 in loans each and without the diploma that would enable them to start paying off their debt.
December 9th, 2012 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Steven Ramos, 13, wants to be an FBI agent. The district’s planned Bridgeport Military Academy is the answer to this eighth-grader’s dreams. Along with the three multi-magnet science high schools that have been in the works for nearly a decade, the concept for the academy, which is also being [...]
September 13th, 2012 · 25 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Leticia Colon’s right to return to the city school board–despite spending months on the City Council while a state-appointed board was in charge of the school district–won’t be decided by the judge who set the ground rules for Sept. 4′s special election, according to the attorney who has asked [...]
September 10th, 2012 · 11 Comments · City Council, Education
Retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez, a stinging critic of state takeover of city schools, questions the legal status of Board of Eduction member Leticia Colon’s right to serve. See her commentary below: BRIDGEPORT’S DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED BOARD OF EDUCATION WILL TAKE OFFICE ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10. THE QUESTION IS, ARE THERE 8 MEMBERS OR 9?
August 27th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Education, News and Events
Shortly after Paul Vallas took over as school chief in January he announced a plan to build relationships between area colleges and universities to assist high school students in their transition to higher learning. Former Mayor John Fabrizi is heading up this effort that is underway with Housatonic Community College, University of Bridgeport, Fairfield University [...]