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Jon Faria/ TSM

Drop Out Rate Declines At NBHS, While Graduations Rise

New Bedford School officials say more students are graduating from New Bedford High School, and fewer students are dropping out.

Figures from the Mass...

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Brian's Beat
Brian's Beat

New Bedford Schools Urgency Plan

If you tell people enough times, they're start to believe it. Hi Brian from Brian’s Beat.

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Monday evening, delivered New Bedford’s quarterly report card.

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New Bedford To Put Emphasis On Student Support

Although state officials were happy with New Bedford Schools' progress, they say there's still work to do with student support.

At Monday's School Committee meeting, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education presented a report on New Bedford's Accelerated Improvement Plan...

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Mayor Jon Mitchell
Mayor Jon Mitchell

Mitchell To DESE: New Bedford Opposed To “City On The Hill” Charter School

 

Mayor Jon Mitchell has informed the Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education, he is opposed to the City On The Hill Charter School in Boston, being awarded a charter for a new school in New Bedford.  I...

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mwhatley,flickr

Mitchell Asks DESE For Help With Superintendent Search

The Mayor of New Bedford traveled to Boston on Thursday, making a stop at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  Mayor Jon Mitchell tells WBSM News, he's seeking the state's help in recruiting top notch candidates for the Superintendent's job in New Bedford...

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K_Bullard, flickr
K_Bullard, flickr

Councilor Lopes Suggests Virtual Classrooms for New Bedford Public Schools

A bill awaiting the signature of Governor Deval Patrick could open the door for Massachusetts public schools to make the switch to cyber-space...

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TSM
TSM

Mayor, Others Question City on a Hill Charter School Proposal

Mayor Jon Mitchell questioned the effectiveness the proposed City on a Hill Charter School would have on students in New Bedford.

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education held a hearing in the city Thursday night, and listened to the opinions of officials and concerned residents regarding the Boston-based charter school's proposal to locate in New Bedford...

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