Praising the work of teachers and acknowledging many of the hurdles they face, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy recently told a group of Bridgeport educators that their jobs have “been made a lot harder by a federal government that does not live up to its promises.”
Murphy, who has held conversations with Connecticut residents throughout the state in August, stopped at Central High School in Bridgeport to hear from public school teachers and administrators about their specific challenges.
“As we’re heading back to school, I wanted to make sure I heard from all of you,” he said.
Murphy, who holds a seat on the Senate education committee, referred to the issues facing Bridgeport schools as “Solomon’s choices.” Read more.