Sunday, July 24, 2011

"the building cannot provide an adequate level of education"

And that's just the science department. 
The high school has been on warning status from its accreditation organization, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, for years, especially because it does not comply with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA. 
In response, several members of the School Building Committee recently took a tour of four high schools in the state that were built on different state-approved model school designs. 
The committee voted Monday to request a place in the state's model school program, which allows towns to build new schools based on pre-designed plans and be reimbursed by the state 58 percent of the estimated $97.9 million total cost of a new school. The state is expected to make a decision about Franklin this Wednesday.

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Franklin model school choices

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