The Board of Education says it’s time for the city’s rent-free Lighthouse Program, popular with some parents, to pay $500,000 in rent.
Entries Tagged as 'Linda Conner Lambeck'
March 15th, 2017 · 23 Comments · Education, News and Events
March 7th, 2017 · 14 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Angella Katrise Perera is back in the running for city schools superintendent.
March 6th, 2017 · 26 Comments · Education, News and Events
Bridgeport appears to be down to one, Aresta Johnson, as the next permanent school leader.
March 5th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Education, News and Events
Following a nationwide search that attracted 58 applicants, the Board of Education has narrowed to two the next permanent superintendent of schools. The district has operated with school leaders in acting positions for more than five years. A public forum will take place Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m. in Geraldine Johnson School, 475 Lexington Avenue, […]
February 8th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Education, News and Events
From CT Post reporter Linda Conner Lambeck: Declaring a state directive to protect immigrant students not enough, the city school board on Tuesday voted to declare its district a safe haven for all students.
December 16th, 2016 · 8 Comments · City Council, Education, News and Events
Jim Holloway, the longest-serving member on the City Council, who also sits on the School Building Committee, is hollering about his name omission on a plaque honoring a new city school, Geraldine Claytor Magnet Academy. The squawking will pay off, in more ways than one.
December 6th, 2016 · 26 Comments · Education, News and Events
Aresta Johnson will become interim school chief when Fran Rabinowitz leaves the district at the end of the month while the Board of Education continues its search for a permanent leader.
August 24th, 2016 · 18 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: A group of parents, including the president of the Bridgeport District Parent Advisory Council, has filed a lawsuit alleging that Connecticut’s restrictions on magnet schools, charter schools and school choice programs are unconstitutional and have forced thousands of low-income and minority students to attend low-performing schools.