Local News for New Haven, Connecticut

December 3, 2018

Contractor put under scrutiny at New Haven Board of Education finance meeting

NEW HAVEN – An ongoing debate about how the school district awards contracts for “professional services” without going through a bidding process boiled over in a Finance Committee meeting Monday.
The Board of Education for years has faced pressure internally and from members of the community to revisit its process of awarding “no-bid” contracts to contractors who often deal with the emotional well-being of students. Board member Ed Joyner is working on compiling a process whereby contractors would need to provide some data proving the effectiveness of their programs before the district awards a contract.

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