increase available seats in all NHPS choice programs; and 5.
Additionally, the interdistrict approach has enabled New Haven students to select schools in other districts and has attracted more suburban students to the inner city due to the array of NHPS magnet school opportunities.
David Kikoler, the local evaluator contracted by the district for the NHPS program, said, "We do a lot of evaluations with many programs, but the innovations in New Haven are impressive because of a couple of dimensions .
A key innovation is the NHPS Lighthouse Schools' concept created under the first VPSC grant cycle.
Bob Canelli, a lifelong educator and project director for the NHPS grant, said Lighthouse Schools build capacity to assist low-performing schools and better serve children by catering to their interests and learning styles.
team includes staff from Anglesey and Gwynedd Councils, local health boards, Welsh Water and the NHPS
, including the directors of the Communicable Disease Surveillance Service and the Cryptosporidium Reference Laboratory.