Bridgeport · In the State

Guest Post: “Parents Must Get Involved In The Fight For Quality Public Education”

Originally posted on the ConnCAN Blog, this is a guest post from Bridgeport parent Jessica Martinez. Jessica is longtime local education activist and the lead plaintiff in Martinez V. Malloy — a lawsuit currently in the federal courts that challenge the state’s moratorium on magnet schools and charter school cap.  —- As a mother in… Continue reading Guest Post: “Parents Must Get Involved In The Fight For Quality Public Education”

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Student Voices: I am the Kind of Student Who Goes to Charter Schools

Often the education debate centers on the adults in the room, but what about the students who actually attend Connecticut schools?  Shouldn’t their perspective inform decisions being made at the state house? With this in mind, I’ve decided to start of series of featured blog posts, from student (and reformer student) contributors.  The inaugural blog post is… Continue reading Student Voices: I am the Kind of Student Who Goes to Charter Schools