The computerized security proposal to conduct instant background checks on school visitors was heavily criticized at a forum Wednesday night aided by an opinion from David McGuire, staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut.
Entries Tagged as 'Linda Conner Lambeck'
October 23rd, 2014 · 18 Comments · Education, News and Events
October 12th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: A proposal to keep sex offenders and other criminals out of city schools by doing instant background checks and issuing photo IDs to all visitors could well be jettisoned before it is even tried.
Is The Connecticut Post Part Of “The Oppressive Machinery?” If You Haitz Newspaper Coverage, Call Henry
September 18th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Media, News and Events
Journalism in general, and print media specifically, ain’t what it used to be. How in creation does the daily newspaper covering the state’s largest city slot just one full-time scribe to City Hall? Well, we’re spread thin they’ll say, we have this and that and this and that and with cutbacks from corporate suits, it’s […]
September 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The state Board of Education had nothing but praise for the new Dunbar School turnaround plan that replaces the one in place when Family Urban Schools of Excellence, or FUSE, ran the Bridgeport school.
July 23rd, 2014 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Anyone hoping for a quick decision on GE’s inches-thick plan to cleanse its former Boston Avenue plant site of enough toxins that it can house a new city high school is going to be disappointed.
July 4th, 2014 · 30 Comments · Education, News and Events
Saying he cares too much about the city to be a distraction, Mack Henry Allen resigned on Thursday from membership on the Ethics Commission and South End Neighborhood Revitalization Zone, following disclosure he’s listed on a Texas sex offender registry. Allen, who has spoken openly about his drug past, told the Connecticut Post he should […]
June 30th, 2014 · 26 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The state Board of Education agreed unanimously Monday to hire an attorney to investigate the group that help run Bridgeport’s Dunbar school and several other schools once it was learned its director had a criminal record and lied about having a doctorate.