Bridgeport Schools

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Cities Consider Legal Fight Over Charter Schools

Education officials in Bridgeport and Stamford and considering a legal fight to prevent new charter schools from moving into those cities.


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Bridgeport Schools Chief, Board To Decide On Quit Date

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Schools superintendent Paul Vallas says he’ll focus on his Bridgeport job before he heads to Illinois as candidate for lieutenant governor next year. The Connecticut Post reports ( ) that Vallas […]


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Conn. Parents Say Principal’s Discipline Too Light

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Bridgeport parents plan to protest what they say is a light punishment of a school principal captured on video dragging two kindergartners down a hallway. Principal Carmen Perez Dickson was suspended […]



Supreme Court To Hear Bridgeport Superintendent Case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut State Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case questioning the qualifications of Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas. Justices are scheduled to hear the case Monday morning. Vallas […]


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Absentee Ballot Abuse Alleged in Bridgeport Vote

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A watchdog group alleges that absentee ballots have been abused in Bridgeport’s Board of Education election set for Sept. 10. The Connecticut Citizen Action Group, city residents and elected officials say […]