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3/24/2015 - STATEMENT: Mayor Bill Finch on Superintendent of Schools Fran Rabinowitz Staying in Bridgeport

"I have two kids who currently attend Bridgeport public schools, and I couldn't be happier to have Fran Rabinowitz remain as the Superintendent of Schools in the state's largest city. She's committed to helping our city achieve universal pre-k for kids, ensuring our kids are learning in the right environment through new school construction, and that kids are learning important life lessons outside of the classroom through high-quality after school programs.” – Mayor Bill Finch

 

BRIDGEPORT, CONN. (March 24, 2015) – Background: On Monday night, Bridgeport’s Schools Superintendent Fran Rabinowitz dropped out of contention to become Connecticut’s next commissioner of education. In February, Bridgeport’s Board of Education voted to extend Superintendent Rabinowitz's contract through June 2016. Click here to read more: http://bit.ly/1y0P57Z.    

In response, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch made the following statement:

"I have two kids who currently attend Bridgeport public schools, and I couldn't be happier to have Fran Rabinowitz remain as the Superintendent of Schools in the state's largest city. She's committed to helping our city achieve universal pre-k for kids, ensuring our kids are learning in the right environment through new school construction, and that kids are learning important life lessons outside of the classroom through high-quality after school programs. All of these measures are helping to make sure that our kids are prepared to one day compete for 21st century jobs. Fran Rabinowitz is helping Bridgeport get better every day. We're glad she's staying."