As she prepares for her first official meeting Monday as the newly selected member of the Board of Education, Kadisha Coates should have plenty of observant company, including Tammy Boyle, the District Parent Advisory Council president, and former school board member Maria Pereira, opposed to her replacing John Bagley who resigned more than a month […]
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Parent Leader Asserts School Board Supporters Of Kadisha Are Turn Coates–Coates: Let’s Fix ‘Broken System’
November 24th, 2014 · 14 Comments · Education, News and Events
November 13th, 2014 · 24 Comments · Education, News and Events
With all eight remaining Board of Education members in attendance, five of them Thursday night selected a charter school parent Kadisha Coates to fill the vacancy of the resigned John Bagley in a vote at the Aquaculture School.
November 13th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Education, News and Events
A Greenwich music teacher, a Mary Kay consultant, a consultant with Goodwill, a paralegal and a licensed nurse with two of her children in charter schools are among the six candidates scheduled for interviews today to fill the Board of Education vacancy by John Bagley who resigned October 15. The school board will meet at […]
November 12th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
The profiles in courage award goes to the curious Board of Education member Ken Moales who wants to fill a school board vacancy by private paper ballots. Sanity prevailed in the form of Board of Education chair Sauda Baraka who reminded Moales at a meeting Monday night school board members are part of a public […]
November 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s determination that the toxin-filled GE property can be made safe enough for a new Harding High School may have been the easy part.
October 23rd, 2014 · 18 Comments · Education, News and Events
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.
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.