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Bridgeport Board In Complete Disarray During Pivotal Time

What a shameful state of affairs — on the very same day the New York Times published an article detailing the gross inequity faced by students attending Bridgeport schools, a political feud between board members halted the city’s school board. Monday afternoon, the Connecticut Post reported that school board chairman Dennis Bradley canceled the school… Continue reading Bridgeport Board In Complete Disarray During Pivotal Time

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Majority Board Members Attempt to Silence Minority Party on the School Board

Let’s be honest, as far as the Working Families Party-controlled school board is concerned, former Board Chair Rev. Kenneth Moales’ greatest sin is being too outspoken. That’s precisely why the board voted 6-1 at Tuesday night’s meeting in favor of asking City Attorney Mark Anasazi to look into whether Moales’ connection to the Kingdom Little… Continue reading Majority Board Members Attempt to Silence Minority Party on the School Board

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Did John Bagley Break his Oath of Office?

Before you can legally serve on a Board of Education you must first take an oath of office. In a report released earlier this month, the state’s Office of Legislative Research (OLR), wrote that “In Connecticut, people elected or appointed to public office are often required to swear or affirm an oath before beginning a… Continue reading Did John Bagley Break his Oath of Office?