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So what’s up with the Bridgeport Central High School renovation project?

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BRIDGEPORT – At a standstill for some time as the city and state wrestle over whether Kennedy Stadium accessibility upgrades have to be tacked onto a long awaited and much needed Central High renovation project will be one of the items discussed when the city school Board’s Building and Facilities Committee meets on Monday. The […] [Read More]
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How has teaching changed? Part 7

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  This week leading up to the annual Bridgeport Public Education Fund Inspiration Awards, we are asking the teachers being recognized the following question:   “How is teaching different now than when you started your career?”   This response comes from LaShonda Commodore, a literacy coach at Beardsley School. “Teaching is definitely different now from […] [Read More]
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How has teaching changed? Part 6

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This week leading up to the annual Bridgeport Public Education Fund Inspiration Awards, we are asking the teachers being recognized the following question: “How is teaching different now than when you started your career?” This response comes from Portia Scott-Thiam, a science teacher at High Horizons Magnet School    ”Teaching has changed tremendously since I started […] [Read More]
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How has teaching changed? Part 5

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This week leading up to the annual Bridgeport Public Education Fund Inspiration Awards, we are asking the teachers being recognized the following question: “How is teaching different now than when you started your career?” This response comes from Joshua Lungi, a sixth grade teacher at Beardsley School: “I believe that teaching is much different now […] [Read More]
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International Aid Struggling To Reach Outlying Areas In Nepal

Fairfield U to hold vigil for Nepal

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FAIRFIELD - In the aftermath of Nepal’s devastating earthquake, an interfaith vigil service will be held this Sunday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the plaza in front of Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius Loyola on the Fairfield University campus. Members of the Nepalese community from Stamford, Connecticut will join students, faculty, staff, and community members […] [Read More]
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Fairfield Ludlowe students go with tradition

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FAIRFIELD – The votes are not yet all tallied, but Fairfield Ludlowe Headmaster Greg Hatzis said Friday it seems fairly certain that seniors at the school have chosen overwhelmingly to stick with tradition and keep blue graduation gowns for boys and white for girls. The vote was taken in homeroom classes after Hatzis announced this week […] [Read More]
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Trumbull High School’s We the People Team represents

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After winning the state competition in December, Trumbull High School’s We the People team won the Northeast Regional Award last weekend at the Citizen and the Constitutional National Finals Hearings held at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. That places the team in the Top 15 schools in the country. About 1,300 high school students […] [Read More]
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How has teaching changed? Part 4

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This week leading up to the annual Bridgeport Public Education Fund Inspiration Awards, we are asking the teachers being recognized the following question: “How is teaching different now than when you started your career?” This response comes from Jennifer Harrington, a literacy coach at Read School. “Since I started teaching education has become much more collaborative. […] [Read More]
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