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Entries Tagged as 'Stefan Pryor'

More Questions About Moales’ Daycare Facilities

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?

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Pelto: Moales Should Resign From School Board

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 …

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Malloy Announces Additional Resources For Marin School

May 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events

If Governor Dan Malloy doesn’t win over a majority bloc of education advocates for his reelection, it won’t be for lack of trying. He has added another city school to the Commissioner’s Network to lift up low-performing schools. News release from Malloy: Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Commissioner of Education Stefan Pryor today announced five […]

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Top Stories July/August 2013, Grounded Airport Manager: I Recused Myself At All Levels, Acted Only As Directed

December 31st, 2013 · 1 Comment · City Council, City Politics, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events

A new bishop for Diocese of Bridgeport, Downtown housing, a fired airport manager, a $400,000 land improvement a judge rules taxpayers were not obligated to pay, were among lead stories for July/August 2013. Other headlines:

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Finch Announces Agreement With State To Resolve Education Funding

November 26th, 2013 · 28 Comments · City Budget, Education, News and Events

UPDATE: Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post here Mayor Bill Finch on Sunday issued a news release informing that the State Department of Education and the city have reached a resolution for the city to comply with the mandated Minimum Budget Requirement (MBR). News release from Finch follows that also includes a joint letter to the […]

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Vallas And Pryor, Finch And Malloy–Why Relationships Matter

November 25th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education

Meeting governmental goals, policies and agendas require political friends in the right places, particularly in a city such as Bridgeport which doesn’t exactly have a reputation for a strong legislative delegation in Hartford to bring home the bacon. Love him or leave him (and he will be leaving soon to run for lieutenant governor in […]

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Supremes Rule Unanimously For Vallas, Overturn Bellis (Again)–Vallas Lawyer: ‘Lawsuit Never Should Have Been Filed’

November 15th, 2013 · 58 Comments · Education, News and Events

The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a ruling by Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis that Paul Vallas lacked the qualifications to lead Bridgeport schools. Read the decision here. The Supremes validated the authority of State Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor and the Connecticut Board of Education to qualify Vallas who was hired for the school […]

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Bridgeport No Palace For Vallas, Says Decision To Leave Easy

November 12th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events

Paul Vallas experienced tough political environments having led public schools in Chicago, Philadelphia and New Orleans so little Bridgeport, Connecticut by comparison probably seemed like a layup when Connecticut Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor asked the national education reformer to step up for beleaguered schools in the state’s largest city two years ago.

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