In January school board member Andre Baker is expected to receive the oath of office to replace the retiring Don Clemons in Connecticut’s 124th State House seat. Baker has not announced definitively when he will resign from the Board of Education. Initially, he said he would resign right after the November election, but might he […]
Entries Tagged as 'Sauda Baraka'
September 2nd, 2014 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
Tags: Andre Baker·Bill Finch·David Hennessey·Don Clemons·Ernie Newton·General Electric·Harding High School·Hernan Illingworth·Howard Gardner·Jacqueline Kelleher·Joe Larcheveque·John Bagley·Ken Moales·Sauda Baraka
July 23rd, 2014 · 40 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
Connecticut’s Working Families Party has endorsed State Senate candidate Marilyn Moore in her August 12 primary to unseat Democratic incumbent Anthony Musto. If she wins the Democratic primary Moore will appear on the WFP line in the general election facing Trumbull Republican Town Councilman Rick Costantini.
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.
June 6th, 2014 · 69 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Megan DeSombre Education Bridgeport. Bridgeport has no legal basis to sue the state over newly approved state charter schools, according to an email from attorney Thomas Mooney to the city’s interim school district superintendent, Fran Rabinowitz.
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 […]
April 30th, 2014 · 29 Comments · Education, News and Events
A day after his swing vote on the Board of Education approved the site plan for a high school to replace Harding on Boston Avenue property owned by General Electric, former East End City Councilman Andre Baker tells OIB his school board votes will not be swayed by candidate alliances he built for his election […]
April 30th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events, State Politics
Teresa Davidson has filed a candidate committee seeking the Democratic nomination for Connecticut’s 128th State House District occupied by freshman legislator Christina Ayala. The city’s anti-blight chief Chris Rosario is also seeking the nomination. Attorney Dennis Bradley, a city fire commissioner, has formed an exploratory committee in consideration of a run. The intriguing part of Davidson’s […]