Bridgeport schools chief Paul Vallas allowed to stay in job during appeal

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Bridgeport's embattled school superintendent, Paul Vallas, will get to stay on the job this fall as the Connecticut Supreme Court considers his case.

On July 10, a lower court judge ordered Vallas' immediate removal from the office --- a follow-up to her June 28 ruling that he is unqualified for the office. But the state Supreme Court said Thursday that Vallas can remain in office while the state's highest court debates his case.

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