The state education chief whose school reform policies caused much agita among public school teachers and lobbied the hiring of Paul Vallas as Bridgeport school leader is saying sayonara. From the Hartford Courant: Stefan Pryor, the controversial state education commissioner, will leave his post and is “actively seeking new professional opportunities,” according to Gov. Dannel […]
Entries Tagged as 'Stefan Pryor'
August 18th, 2014 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events, State Politics
July 9th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events
Following a series of revelations, interim school chief Fran Rabinowitz says she intends to terminate the district’s partnership with a charter school group running Dunbar School. Her decision will be presented to the Board of Education on Thursday. More from CT Post here.
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 23rd, 2014 · 6 Comments · Education, News and Events
Petitioning candidate for governor Jonathan Pelto shares the latest on the flap involving charter school executive Michael Sharpe. As more and more facts come out about Michael Sharpe, the CEO of the Jumoke/FUSE Charter School Management, parents, public school advocates and the taxpayers of Bridgeport and Connecticut are turning their attention to the decision by […]
June 12th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events, State Politics
Former State Rep. Jonathan Pelto’s education harangue against Dan Malloy is like nails on a blackboard for supporters of the governor. The blogger announced on Wednesday he will segue from an exploratory committee to a declared candidate committee for governor as a petitioning candidate in the general election appealing to education advocates opposed to Malloy’s […]
May 29th, 2014 · 9 Comments · Education, News and Events
Jonathan Pelto, who’s filed an exploratory committee for an independent candidacy for governor, posted his latest story on Thursday regarding Board of Education member Ken Moales’ controversial day care facilities. Question: Did the Malloy administration inappropriately aid and abet Moales’ in his successful effort to get a third daycare facility license on his property?
May 10th, 2014 · 16 Comments · Education, News and Events
Jonathan Pelto’s second day story about Ken Moales and why he should resign from the Board of Education. After reviewing the facts, it is clearly time for a truly independent investigation into the Moales daycare center operation …