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UMass Dartrmouth Begins New Year With Convocation

Returning students and first-year freshmen are making their way around the UMass Dartmouth campus as classes begin.

Some 1,500 freshmen were invited to a Convocation Ceremony on Monday, and received some advice from Chancellor Divina Grossman

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Rush Of Last Minute School Registrations In New Bedford

Despite efforts by the New Bedford School District urging parents to register their children early for school, officials say there has been a large influx of new students signing up over the last week or so

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Mass. Teachers Association Challenges Parker School Plan

The Commissioner of Education's takeover plan for the "chronically underperforming" Parker School in New Bedford is being challenged by a statewide teachers organization.

The Mass. Teachers Association has filed suit, claiming Commissioner Mitchell Chester unlawfully cut teachers pay and undermined teachers rights in the Parker School plan

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Do Kids Get Too Much Homework?

 

I know if you ask them , they will say "YES!" but I'm hearing from more and more friends that they think their children are getting too much homework every night.

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MacBook or Notebook?

I graduated from college a few months ago, and there are some things I know now that I wish I knew when I first started school. For instance, laptops are a great investment. They allow you to do research, work on presentations, and type your papers in the comfort of your own dorm room, or wherever you feel comfortable

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Security Review To Begin In New Bedford Public Schools

New Bedford Public Schools are about to begin a security review in all buildings that belong to the New Bedford School District.

While there has been a great deal of discussion regarding Keith Middle School and the recent vandalism that took place there,

School Committee member Dr

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Funding Rolls In For Mass In Motion New Bedford

Mass in Motion New Bedford's financial future is secure for at least another three years.

The motivational healthy lifestyle program has been awarded another round of funding from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, which will provide $50,000 a year to the program for three years

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New Bedford Teachers Welcomed By Local Community Organizations

The Buttonwood Park Zoo was filled with more than just animals Tuesday evening.

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Jim Phillips / TSM - New Bedford School Committee

Over 30 New Bedford Teachers Have Resigned This Month

Nearly three dozen New Bedford Public School teachers have resigned during the month of August.

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Should Middle And High School Students Have Later School Starts

The American Academy of Pediatrics say the vast majority of middle and high school student are in a permanent state of jet lag from insufficient amounts of sleep.

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