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Syringe or Wood Chip
Lots of buzz within social media over an incident at New Bedford's Hayden McFadden School. A child finds what some are claiming to be a syringe in the playground and jabs another student several times, with the needle.
The school Superintendent tells a different story...
Gomes Discusses Anti-Bullying Proclamation
A proclamation being crafted by City Council President Brian Gomes is calling on the City of New Bedford to take a stand against bullying and discrimination and to take legal action against those who engage in such behavior.
Low Attendance, High Hopes At Parent Community Forum
Administrators flung open their doors to parents at a community forum at Normandin Middle School Wednesday night. Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin, along with the principals of the city's middle schools, assured parents they want better lines of communication and reduced bullying incidents as much…
Updated Anti-Bullying Bill Clears Massachusetts House
The Massachusetts House has approved a bill designed to build on the state's 2010 anti-bullying law in part by strengthening protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students and students with disabilities.
The bill passed 143-4 on Wednesday...
Study Finds Unprecedented Levels of Stress in Children
A new study has found that young people are more stressed than ever.
The research, which was conducted by children's mental health non-profit YoungMinds, surveyed over 2,000 young people between the ages of 11 and 25. More than half said they believed they would be a "failure" …

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