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Bridgeport Teachers Tell Like It Is: Diary of Underfunding In Connecticut Urban Schools

Here is some summer required reading for state legislators. Originally published in the New Haven Register,  A group of nine Bridgeport teachers wrote a powerful letter describing how the conditions at chronically underfunded schools gradually tear down the self-worth of students.   The letter was a response to a comment made by the Director and… Continue reading Bridgeport Teachers Tell Like It Is: Diary of Underfunding In Connecticut Urban Schools

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Bridgeport Teachers To BOE: It’s Time To Stop The Nonsense & Work Together

I think it’s safe to say that political gridlock is nothing new for the Bridgeport Board of Education.  However, last Monday night’s school board meeting, where a majority of the 4 ½ hour meeting was spent bickering over ‘points of order’ and whether BOE members should receive hand delivered committee packets, illustrated a sad new low.… Continue reading Bridgeport Teachers To BOE: It’s Time To Stop The Nonsense & Work Together