I am Carmen … hear me roar! Retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez shares a by line with Jonathan Pelto www.jonathanpelto.com in an examination of property issues and potential conflicts of interest involving Board of Education President Ken Moales. Lopez, aligned with members of Connecticut’s Working Families Party that controls four of nine votes on the [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Sandra Kase'
May 13th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Education, News and Events
September 2nd, 2012 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events
On Tuesday nine candidates for Board of Education will be on the ballot for a special election ordered by the Connecticut Supreme Court after it overturned the move last summer that led to state control of city schools. The elected school board will be reseated once the Tuesday results are certified by elections officials. Four [...]
January 10th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops, Education, News and Events
Paul Vallas now runs the day-to-day operations of the Bridgeport school system. He knows something about managing urban schools. He did that in Philadelphia, Chicago and New Orleans. He has his supporters and detractors. Bridgeport’s school system is often cited by folks apprehensive about buying a house in the city, by executives squeamish to move a workforce there, by advocates hoping [...]
January 4th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Education
Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas who’s officially on the job this week issued this introductory letter to school system stakeholders: Greetings! I hope all of you have had a enjoyable and relaxing holiday vacation. The holidays always fly by so fast. I want to take this opportunity to express to you how thrilled I am [...]
December 23rd, 2011 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Another crazy year in the state’s largest city and just in time because a lot of us are out of breath. Snow storm after snow storm, an elected school board that said we’re outta here, replaced by a state-appointed body, a Democratic mayoral primary that was on, then off, then on again. After a year [...]
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December 22nd, 2011 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education
A vanquished elected Board of Education, replaced by a state-appointed school board, resignation of Superintendent John Ramos followed by the appointment of accomplished school administrators Paul Vallas and Sandra Kase to guide the system in a new direction. Talk about a top-side powerwashing.
December 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: Bridgeport is Sandra Kase’s second chance to work with Paul Vallas and this time she didn’t say no. The smartly dressed, diminutive New Yorker who has helped turn around dozens of failing schools, was named Wednesday as acting chief administrative officer for the district, on a one-year assignment, to [...]