NAF In The News
New Bedford High School will launch a new, nationally accredited Engineering Academy in September designed to inspire students to pursue science and math careers, officials said Monday.
The district's pilot program, which started this school year with 64 students, won formal accreditation Friday from the National Academy Foundation, a New York-based nonprofit that runs a nationwide network of "career academies" designed to inspire students by connecting class time to work life. >
Tonight's homework: Do people's tax returns for them.
High schools across the country are turning students as young as freshmen into IRS-certified tax preparers and having them do free tax returns for low-income community members in partnership with the IRS' Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA). >