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.
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September 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events
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.
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.
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.
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 […]