Bridgeport · Students

Bridgeport Board Of Education’s Grudge Against City Has Gone Too Far: BOE Ignores Parent

Over a hundred parents packed Geraldine Johnson School’s auditorium. It was so full the fire marshal was called. And, yet, despite their numbers, school board members didn’t bother to acknowledge their concerns. They even barred the majority of the parents from speaking. Of the dozens of parents that signed up to comment, only fifteen got… Continue reading Bridgeport Board Of Education’s Grudge Against City Has Gone Too Far: BOE Ignores Parent

Bridgeport · Students

Bridgeport Students Don’t Need Another Broken Promise, They Need Resources

During his campaign, Mayor Joseph Ganim touted that he would fight for increased funding, would find creative ways to appropriate new funding and do what he can to decrease class sizes. So far none of that has panned out. Fast forward only six months later and the Mayor is proposing a 2017 city budget with… Continue reading Bridgeport Students Don’t Need Another Broken Promise, They Need Resources

Bridgeport · Students

Working Families Party Snubs Pereira For BOE Endorsement

According to the Connecticut Post’s Linda Lambeck, the Connecticut Working Families party announced their Bridgeport BOE endorsements on Thursday, and Maria Pereira is conspicuously missing from their slate. This omission speaks volumes: Not too long ago Pereira held the title of Bridgeport Working Families Party Chair and won her previous term on the BOE in… Continue reading Working Families Party Snubs Pereira For BOE Endorsement