innovation school

School Officials Seek Innovation School Designation For Normandin
The New Bedford School Department is taking steps to convert Normandin Middle School into an Innovation School, with special emphasis on subjects like science, technology, engineering, art and math.
School Department spokesman Jon Carvalho says district leaders are hoping to boost educational attainm…
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...
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 Esper…
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 Middl…