Global Learning names downtown campus for Jacobs family

Date Published: 
May 15, 2013
Author: 
Natalie Sherman
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NEW BEDFORD — It was pure accident Global Learning Charter Public School founders modeled their venture on a San Diego school started by the family of a former city resident who earned billions as an engineer.

But it was no accident Tuesday when the school's downtown campus was renamed the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Center for Education and Innovation.