BOSTON (AP) — Four teams are hoping to open new constitution colleges in Massachusetts.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education mentioned it has obtained proposals this summer season from teams in search of to open the faculties in Lynn, Milford and Westfield.
Three current constitution colleges in Boston, Saugus and Springfield have additionally submitted requests to increase their enrollment.
Commissioner Jeffrey Riley will determine by mid-September which of the teams can be invited to submit full proposals for brand new colleges. Those ultimate purposes can be due by October 16.
At that time Riley will determine which finalists to advocate to the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education for consideration at their February 2020 assembly.
There are 82 constitution colleges in Massachusetts serving over 45,000 college students, virtually 5 p.c of all public faculty college students.