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Hartford Superintendent Faces Public Ire Over Budget Cuts

HARTFORD — Frustrated parents, school employees and residents took aim at Hartford Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez and the board of education Tuesday, decrying proposed budget cuts and criticizing the district's leadership.

Narvaez came under scrutiny for her suggestion to cut jobs across the school system; for officials' handling of Eduardo Genao, a former schools administrator accused of sending inappropriate text messages to a 13-year-old girl; and for taking a 3 percent raise — as allowed by her contract — while layoffs are planned.

The superintendent in April released a $422.3 million education spending plan that would eliminate 235 full-time...

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