Welcome! Login | Register
 

Monfredo: A Magical Night … as Students Showed Off Their Talent—The arts are an integral part of the…

Fit For Life: Don’t be a turkey…—It's Thanksgiving, but I am going to stick…

Holy Cross vs Georgetown Football Preview—Holy Cross closes out their season on the…

What To Watch For: Patriots vs. Lions—The Patriots and Lions are two of the…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Wreaths Go Full Circle—Urban gardeners grow year round.

Fresh Local Food for Thanksgiving in Central MA—This Thanksgiving, get out to your local farm…

Friday Financial Five: November 21 2014—Home buying fence-sitters may view this as the…

Revolution-Red Bulls Prepare For Eastern Conference Finals—The Revolution and Red Bulls will kickoff the…

MA Added 1,200 Jobs in October of 2014—Massachusetts added 1,200 jobs in October of 2014

Finneran: Gronk!—GRONK. What a word. What a sound. What…

 
 

NEW: Worcester Public Schools Score $45K in Gateway Cities Education Grants

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

 

Massachusetts Education Secretary Matthew Malone announced $3.4 million in grants, including $45,000 for Worcester Public Schools and the Central Massachusetts Workforce Investment Board, to support targeted English Language instruction and early career education for students across the Bay State as part of the Administration’s Gateway Cities Education Agenda.

The money in Worcester will be used to establish a Career Academy at North High School focused on STEM careers and includes partnerships with the Latino Education Institute at Worcester State University and Quinsigamond Community College.

“The focus of the Gateway Agenda, and our number one priority in education, is creating opportunity for every child in the Commonwealth regardless of his or her background or circumstance,” said Patrick in a statement.

“These targeted supports for students will help us close achievement gaps more quickly and ensure that all of our students are prepared for success in the classroom and beyond.”

Fitchburg Public Schools will also receive $250,000 to fund a summer program focused on English language learning, career awareness and college readiness. The school district's partners will include Mount Wachusett Community College, United Neighbors of Fitchburg, Inc., the Fitchburg Art Museum and the North Central Charter Essential School. 

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.