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Jon Pelto Falsely Claims That FUSE Received “No Bid” Contracts To Run Schools

We all know Jon Pelto has no respect for facts or journalistic integrity, but I thought at the very least he would have respect for the parents of Hartford and Bridgeport. I guess I was wrong. In a recent post, Pelto claims that Family Urban Schools of Excellence (FUSE) was given “no bid” contracts to… Continue reading Jon Pelto Falsely Claims That FUSE Received “No Bid” Contracts To Run Schools

Bridgeport · Budgets · Reform

On Education Funding… It is “Education Blogger” Jon Pelto Who Misleads

“Education Blogger” Jon Pelto is on the warpath again, and this time his target is Governor Malloy, who he claims has not been truthful about education funding. Pelto, of course, omits facts at whim and chooses instead to speculate rather than provide his readers with sourced information. Pelto claims Malloy has not substantially increased funding… Continue reading On Education Funding… It is “Education Blogger” Jon Pelto Who Misleads

Bridgeport · Reform · Students

BOE Approves Jumoke Academy at Dunbar

In May of 2011, there was talk of closing the Paul Laurence Dunbar School in Bridgeport’s East End. Now, two years later, the failing school will be given a second chance. At Monday’s Board of Education meeting, the memorandum of understanding between the district and Jumoke Academy Inc., was approved by a 7-1vote. Maria Pereira… Continue reading BOE Approves Jumoke Academy at Dunbar