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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.

The bill would allow the State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to open no more than ten commonwealth virtual schools

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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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