GALA Receives Preliminary Sponsorship from CMSD to Open in 2015

Sean Bednarz | General

GALA receives Preliminary Sponsorship

Written by Patrick O’Donnell of The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland could soon have a third Intergenerational charter school as well as a new foreign language immersion school that aims to teach Mandarin and Spanish to English speakers.

Both proposed new charter schools were recommended to the Cleveland school board Tuesday night by Eric Gordon. He is the district’s Chief Executive Officer.

The board will vote at its Feb. 25 meeting whether to sponsor, or authorize the Lakeshore Intergenerational School. In which would open in the Collinwood neighborhood in the fall.

The board will vote at the same meeting on a preliminary agreement to sponsor the new Global Ambassadors Language Academy (GALA). GALA start in the fall of 2015 after another year of planning.

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