Outside help: City schools boosting Veterans, Beeman reading program

Gloucester Times, January 7, 2010

Turnaround efforts under way at the city's Veterans Memorial Elementary School, combined with a similar drive at Beeman Memorial Elementary, have administrators expressing optimism, but warning that positive results won't happen overnight.

"We certainly hope to be there in two or three years," Gloucester Superintendent Joseph Connelly said Thursday. "We certainly think we've turned the corner."