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FaithActs Hosts Community Forum With MOST Of Bridgeport’s Board of Education

On Monday, November 21, 2016, FaithActs for Education, is hosting a community forum with the Bridgeport Board of Education. The event will take place at Cathedral of Praise, 45 Gregory Street, Bridgeport, CT, at 6:00 PM. “Bridgeport deserves better from its elected Board of Education,” reads the organization’s press release, likely in reference to the… Continue reading FaithActs Hosts Community Forum With MOST Of Bridgeport’s Board of Education

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Bridgeport’s School Board Disintegrates Into Chaos Over New Appointee

The Bridgeport School Board fell into chaos, again. Fighting and rancor is nothing new at school board meetings — a fact which regular readers of the blog are painfully aware — but, this time, things got out of hand. I mean, really out of hand. As you can see in the video, school board member… Continue reading Bridgeport’s School Board Disintegrates Into Chaos Over New Appointee

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While Pereira Talks About Ethics, Bridgeport BOE Continues to Violate FOIA

“Can you name someone Principled, Transparent, Ethical?” This was a question posed by Only in Bridgeport’s Lennie Grimaldi earlier this week in a blog post dedicated to a comment made by former board member Maria Pereira. Her original comment was a jab at the lack of ethics and transparency in Bridgeport politics. I find it… Continue reading While Pereira Talks About Ethics, Bridgeport BOE Continues to Violate FOIA

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Lopez’s Top Priority is Certainly Not Bridgeport’s Kids

Activist judge Carmen Lopez wrote recently that a “third-party candidate might be just what Connecticut needs,” proving once again that the best interest of Bridgeport’s kids is not anywhere near her top priority. Bridgeport, you see, has a problem. Only two out of every 10 3rd graders who speak English as a second language can… Continue reading Lopez’s Top Priority is Certainly Not Bridgeport’s Kids

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The Working Families Party’s Pattern of Vindictive Behavior

For a political party which claims to be the champion of the disenfranchised, they sure do get vindictive if anyone steps out of line. Working Families Party boss Maria Pereira, probably taking cues from her mentor Carmen Lopez, struck back at Andy Fardy, former WFP supporter, after he made negative comments about the Working Families… Continue reading The Working Families Party’s Pattern of Vindictive Behavior

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Endorsed candidates not invited to public forum, event cancelled

A public forum featuring all six Board of Education candidates, sponsored by Bridgeport area League of Women Voters and Common Cause in Connecticut was set for Tuesday, 6 P.M. at the Burroughs Center in Black Rock. The event, however, was cancelled by the League of Women Voters after Democratic endorse candidates, Kathryn Roach Bukovsky, Rev. Simon… Continue reading Endorsed candidates not invited to public forum, event cancelled