29 Jul Reading School Committee welcomes new members including METCO Academic Coordinator Grant Hightower
READING – The Reading School Committee extended a congratulatory welcome to several new members of the public school staff during their meeting on Thursday, July 11. This included METCO Academic Coordinator Grant Hightower. Hightower will oversee Reading’s participation in the METCO program starting in the 2019-2020 academic year. Hightower, a father of four, originally worked in the Wellesley public school system as the METCO Academic Coordinator, and facilitated several community activist projects with students “to give kids a voice,” Hightower said.