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Entries Tagged as 'Linda Conner Lambeck'

A Charter School Trolls For Students To Fill Seats

September 17th, 2018 · 19 Comments · Education, News and Events

Bridgeport leads the state in charter schools that operate independently of traditional education districts. The debate rages between charter school supporters who embrace more choices and opponents who declare they suck financial oxygen from local school budgets. One charter in Bridgeport stands to lose $11,250 for each seat unfilled by Oct. 1.

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State Official: New Harding Site Safe And Clean

September 7th, 2018 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The lead, arsenic and petroleum-based chemicals have been removed or buried.

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Overall, Strong Grades For School Super Johnson

August 23rd, 2018 · 3 Comments · Education, News and Events

Most school board members graded her high while a few presented some critical evaluations of Superintendent of Schools Aresta Johnson who received her first review since starting the job nearly 18 months ago.

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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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