Students

Bridgeport BOE Continues to Violate State FOI Law; Descend Into Dysfunction

What’s going to be discussed at tonight’s Bridgeport Board of Education Meeting? It’s a mystery — but it shouldn’t be. In direct violation of the state’s Freedom of Information law, no agenda was posted on the district’s website for tonight’s regular meeting. State law is clear: “The agenda of the regular meetings of every public… Continue reading Bridgeport BOE Continues to Violate State FOI Law; Descend Into Dysfunction

Students

What is the Bridgeport BOE Hiding? Parents STILL Waiting For Past Due FOIA Request

It’s now been over a month and still the Bridgeport Board of Education refuses to comply with Connecticut’s Freedom of Information Act. For a group of people who make it a point to remind everyone they’re the “elected board,” their lack of transparency is astounding. Only one member, freshman Republican Joe Larcheveque, responded to a… Continue reading What is the Bridgeport BOE Hiding? Parents STILL Waiting For Past Due FOIA Request

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Once again, “Education Blogger” Jon Pelto is Falsely Accusing People of Breaking the Law

In a recent post, Jon Pelto accused the state Department of Education of failing to follow the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). I find this interesting, since it seems Pelto doesn’t have a grasp on the FOIA either. Even to the untrained eye, his requests appear to be extremely vague. One of his requests reads:… Continue reading Once again, “Education Blogger” Jon Pelto is Falsely Accusing People of Breaking the Law