The New Bedford School District wants to see more students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses. 

The district is joining with the Mass. Math and Science Initiative to accomplish those goals.

School leaders held a program Wednesday  at the High School to encourage students to sign up for A-P courses.

M-M-S-I Vice President Gary Burdick says A-P courses are important, especially when applying to colleges....

Officials at New Bedford hope to increase enrollments over the next year in advanced placement courses and show an improvement in overall scores.