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Entries Tagged as 'Linda Conner Lambeck'

DEEP Questions About GE Site For Harding High Replacement

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.

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Mack Allen Resigns From Ethics Commission And South End NRZ

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 […]

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State Education Board To Probe Charter School Group

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.

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Teach For America Staffers Tell School Board No Asterisk, Please***

June 24th, 2014 · 18 Comments · Education, News and Events

Teach for America staffers who fill teaching positions say they’re being singled out with an asterisk on Board of Education agendas regarding personnel matters. School Board Chair Sauda Baraka says it’s a means to determine cost factors. School board member Ken Moales says the practice is discriminatory.

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Does Moales Have Conflict Of Interest?

May 28th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Education, News and Events

From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The school board wants the city attorney to tell it whether board member Kenneth Moales Jr. has a conflict of interest in helping to run a day-care center that receives state funding by way of the school district.

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Finch To School Board, Real Culprit For Lack Of Funding Is The State

May 13th, 2014 · 50 Comments · Education, News and Events

Mayor Bill Finch Monday night appeared before the Board of Education to address members’ concerns the city’s not meeting the state’s Minimum Budget Requirement to fund city schools, saying their beef should be with the state’s taxing structure and not with him. Some board members, including chairman Sauda Baraka, claim the city circumvented its obligation […]

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School Board Approves High School Location To Replace Harding, Baker’s Vote Breaks From Working Families Party Opposition

April 29th, 2014 · 64 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events

Talk about a long night’s journey into the next morning. The Board of Education Tuesday morning, by a 5-4 vote, approved the site plan for a new school to replace Harding High on property owned by General Electric that once housed a munitions factory on Boston Avenue.

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