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When Will Bridgeport Have a Permanent Superintendent?

If you’re wondering if current interim superintendent Fran Rabinowitz’s contract will be extended, it appears extremely likely. Already a month behind schedule, the Bridgeport Board of Education still hasn’t decided on a search firm to take on the task of finding a permanent replacement for Paul Vallas, who left the district back in March 2013.… Continue reading When Will Bridgeport Have a Permanent Superintendent?

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Bridgeport Parents Demand More Input

Parents demanding more input at their schools was a common thread at last night’s regular Bridgeport Board of Education meeting. The board once again got an earful from upset parents and School Governance Council members at Bassick High School who say they are being illegally shut-out of important decisions: (Here is a link to the… Continue reading Bridgeport Parents Demand More Input

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Bridgeport BOE Kicks Off the New School Year

Does everyone have their Red Bull ready? Tonight is the Bridgeport Board of Education’s first regular meeting of the new school year. If the agenda is any indication, I have a feeling this is going to be another 1 a.m. night. Tonight’s regular board meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Aquaculture School, 60 St.… Continue reading Bridgeport BOE Kicks Off the New School Year

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What Will the Future Bring For Dunbar School?

Superintendent Fran Rabinowitz told parents and community members, “We will not miss a beat,” assuring the crowd at a forum Thursday night that Dunbar School will continue to move forward. Rabinowitz has decided to maintain as much as possible of the school’s existing staff and direction, a decision for which she should be applauded. Dunbar… Continue reading What Will the Future Bring For Dunbar School?

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Bridgeport Community Came Out in Support of FUSE’s Success at Dunbar

Bridgeport’s court of public opinion has spoken. Dozens of teachers, parents, students and community leaders — including some unexpected supporters — came out to Monday night’s board meeting to express the significant improvements they have seen at Dunbar over the past year, since the school partnered with Family Urban Schools of Excellence (FUSE). But, in… Continue reading Bridgeport Community Came Out in Support of FUSE’s Success at Dunbar

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Dunbar-FUSE Partnership Important for Park City Children

For the first time in over 15 years Dunbar School has seen vast improvements; for the first time there’s been hope for the children on the East End attending the chronically failing school. Sadly this might all be undone. When the board discusses this issue tonight let’s hope they make time to talk about the… Continue reading Dunbar-FUSE Partnership Important for Park City Children