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Committee Takes Historic Innovation School Vote

After months of heated debate and passionate arguments for and against Innovation Schools, the New Bedford School Committee held its vote on the two proposals Monday.

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New Legal Opinion on Innovation School Proposals

The state Executive Office of Education has overturned a ruling on New Bedford's Innovation School proposals. In a letter submitted to the School Committee Monday, counsel James DiTullio categorized the Esperanza and Renaissance proposals as "new" schools

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Innovation School Supporters Show Strength at School Committee

Supporters of two Innovation School proposals took their case to the New Bedford School Committee Monday.

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School Committee Delays Vote on Innovation Schools

More time is needed before a vote on Innovation schools. That was the determination of New Bedford's School Committee Tuesday, which voted to postpone the decision from January 14th to a future date.

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A Change of Heart on Innovation Schools?

A prominent supporter of two innovation school proposals in New Bedford may be reconsidering his position. Monday's School Committee meeting featured a state presentation on the guidelines for innovation schools, and public comment from a group of teachers opposed to the proposals for the Esperanza and Renaissance Schools

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Are You In Favor Of The Proposed Innovation Schools in New Bedford? [POLL]

From Boston to Western MA, a growing number of school districts are embracing a new kind of school to pursue educational innovations and compete more aggressively with charter schools!

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Teachers Protest Innovation School Plan In New Bedford [AUDIO]

Dozens of teachers appeared Monday night before the New Bedford School Committee, urging board members to vote against plans for two innovation schools slated to open next year in New Bedford.  One school is planned for Gomes Elementary.  The second would be located at Roosevelt Middle School.  Teacher Elaine Santos believes innovation schools will send the wrong message to students.

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School Committee and Teachers’ Union President Exchange Blows on Innovation Schools

New Bedford School Committee members joined the Taylor Cormier program on WBSM Saturday to discuss two innovation school proposals.

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