Monday night’s regular board meeting was surprising, and not just because it ended before 9 P.M. In an uncharacteristic move, the Bridgeport Board of Education unanimously approved expanding the enrollment of the new Harding High School without the usual bickering. The building is being increased by about 35 percent to accommodate another 300 students. That’s… Continue reading Bridgeport Board of Education Approves Harding High School Expansion
*Update: No vote was taken on whether to end the merger with city facilities. Review of the merger was pushed back to next facilities committee meeting, meaning an end to the merger is still on the table. It appears the Bridgeport Board of Education’s crusade to end all things put in place during the… Continue reading *UPDATE: Will The Board of Education End The Facilities Merger?
Despite all logic, it seems the Board of Education’s facilities merger with the city may be on the chopping block once again. The facilities merger, which began in 2012, has saved the school board’s operations budget approximately $1 million. At Monday’s meeting, board member Howard Gardner made several comments about the facilities merger, insisting that… Continue reading Bridgeport Board of Education Considering Ending Facilities Merger That Saves The District $1 Million