News and Announcements

GLCPS Launches Expansion Project, Announces Major Donation

The Global Learning Charter Public School (GLCPS) recently broke ground on a major renovation and expansion project to create a state-of-the-art educational facility in the north end of New Bedford.

“Today, we have reached a milestone as we begin the transformation of the building behind me,'' said the school’s executive director, Stephen Furtado. “This addition to our current building will include new science classrooms and labs, a technology maker space, an expanded College and Career Center, world languages, mathematics, music and art rooms.”

A Warm Welcome to Our New Students!

As summer begins, we are thinking ahead to the start of the new school year (August 30th) when all students return to in-person learning, including our new students. It's always exciting and fun getting to know our newest students and their families. It's also very important to have all of the information we need to ensure that each student is served in the best way possible.

Covid 19 Vaccination Clinics Being Held in New Bedford

With the Centers for Disease Control lowering the age of people who can receive the Covid 19 vaccine to 12 years of age, many GLCPS students are now eligible to receive the vaccine. There are several clinics being held daily in New Bedford.

GLCPS Resumes In-Person Summer Academic & Enrichment Program

Families can once again sign up their GLCPS students for in-person Summer academic and enrichment classes for the Summer of 2021. The three-week program is being held from July 12th through July 30th and offers a variety of fun and engaging courses, as well as Friday field days.

In-Person Graduation Ceremony Scheduled for Early June

GLCPS  will hold an outdoor, in-person commencement ceremony for the 24 graduating members of its Class of 2021 on Sunday, June 6 at 12:00 PM on
the grounds of Bittersweet Farm, 438 Main Road, in Westport. A rain date has been scheduled for June 13th.

DESE Office of Language Acquisition to Conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of GLCPS

During the week of May 30, 2021, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE’s) Office of Language Acquisition will conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of Global Learning Charter Public School. The Office of Language Acquisition reviews each district’s and charter school’s ELE program every six years to monitor compliance with federal and state English learner education laws and regulations.
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