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Entries Tagged as 'Sauda Baraka'

School Board Issues City Ultimatum, Pay Up Or Get Lost

March 15th, 2017 · 23 Comments · Education, News and Events

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.

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School Board Declares Safe Haven For Students

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.

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Gomes, Moore Big Winners In 2016

January 1st, 2017 · 28 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Nationally, 2016 was the political year of Trump. If you like a good rodeo, prepare for a wild ride. But hey, Bridgeport politics is a breeding ground for ups and downs, right?

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2017 Key Year For City Council, School Board And Ganim

December 28th, 2016 · 63 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Council, City Politics, Education

Who says the off-cycle 2017 election season will be a yawner? We posed this question four years ago–the last municipal off-season campaign year–and it was a screamer. All endorsed Democrats for City Council and Board of Education were flamed in primaries, part of it electors’ disgust for the political establishment. What’s on tap come new […]

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As Rabinowitz Exits, Dennis Menaced Politically In 2016

December 19th, 2016 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education

Outgoing acting school chief Fran Rabinowitz will be honored Monday night at the City Council meeting in recognition of her “meritorious services and accomplishments during her tenure in the City.” Rabinowitz, a career educator, announced her resignation effective at the end of the year because, she says, Board of Education member Maria Pereira had a “negative […]

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Baraka Barbecues CT GOP Chief Romano Over Trump Comment

December 14th, 2016 · 3 Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

From the CT Working Families Party: A petition campaign calling on Republican legislators to ask for J.R. Romano’s resignation as Connecticut GOP chair was launched today by Bridgeport Board of Education member Sauda Baraka and the Working Families Party. In response to one of several community activist meetings held by the Working Families Party, Romano […]

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Joe Larcheveque New School Board Chair, Meeting Boycotts End

December 13th, 2016 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events

UPDATE: videos from Megan DeSombre, Education Connecticut. In a surprise move transformed as the organizational meeting took its course, the Board of Education Monday night unanimously elected Republican Joe Larcheveque as chair, replacing Democrat Dennis Bradley who had sought another year as leader but pulled out when the votes evaporated. Bradley had dubiously boycotted regularly scheduled […]

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Aresta Johnson To Lead Schools On Interim Basis

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.

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