Worcester dual-language college opening previous St. Stephen School

The former St. Stephen School on Grafton Street will be the site of a new dual-language school in Worcester.

WORCESTER — With a very little above a month to go ahead of the start off of the new school yr, the district is readying for the opening of its new dual-language college, a “milestone” for the metropolis faculties, Superintendent Maureen Binienda reported.

Above the following several weeks, the College Department will be portray partitions, setting up wireless internet and putting up stability cameras at the previous St. Stephen University on Grafton Street, which the city earlier this calendar year struck a deal to lease for 5 decades.

“I believe it’s a terrific milestone for the district,” Binienda said, who added there is a “growing precedent” for these twin-language schools.

“There’s a thrust from the (point out) Office Elementary and Secondary Instruction also,” she mentioned, to supply much more bilingual programing in general.