Budgets · Students

Bridgeport Board Of Education Eliminates School Resource Officers

I should congratulate Maria Pereira. She’s finally done it! Her and her buddies have finally figured out a way to cut ties with the city — instead of arguing over the details of the memorandum of understanding between the two entities, as they did for the past few years, they’ve switched to flat-out eliminating services… Continue reading Bridgeport Board Of Education Eliminates School Resource Officers

Reform · Students

Student Safety or Union Grievances: Bridgeport Board of Ed to Discuss Security Merger Tonight

Last year, the Bridgeport Police Department took over responsibility for school security guards and police, which saved the district over $1 million dollars. Since then, there has been a dramatic decrease in school arrests and other incidents. In addition, the merger also brought over $3.8 million in grants, provided additional training to school security guards,… Continue reading Student Safety or Union Grievances: Bridgeport Board of Ed to Discuss Security Merger Tonight