Budgets · In the State

Summer Youth Employment Program Could Be Without Funding If Legislature Doesn’t Get It Together On State Budget

The fiscal year ends on July 1st, but Connecticut’s state legislature still hasn’t passed a budget bill. This means school districts are stuck in limbo. It also means that, unless the legislature can get it together before Friday, thousands of youth services jobs through the state’s summer youth employment program will go unfunded — a job… Continue reading Summer Youth Employment Program Could Be Without Funding If Legislature Doesn’t Get It Together On State Budget

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