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State High Court Rules In Favor Of Bridgeport Schools Super

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut Supreme Court has overturned the ruling of a judge who ordered Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas removed from his job because he wasn’t qualified. Vallas, however, already has […]


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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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Superintendent Leaving for Political Run

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Bridgeport schools Superintendent Paul Vallas, named Friday as the 2014 running mate of Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, says leaving the Connecticut school system he has led for nearly two years “is […]


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Bridgeport School Super Fights To Keep Job

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Bridgeport School Superintendent Paul Vallas is fighting to keep his job amid questions about his reform efforts and his qualifications. A lawsuit challenging his credentials has reached the Connecticut Supreme Court. […]


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Vallas to Keep Bridgeport Job During Appeal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Bridgeport’s school superintendent will be allowed to stay on the job while he appeals a judge’s ruling that found he is not qualified to hold the position. The Supreme Court on […]


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Bridgeport Superintendent Case Returns To Court

A Connecticut judge will hear arguments on whether Bridgeport’s interim school superintendent should be ousted from his job immediately, following a court ruling that he’s not qualified for the position.