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TSM - New Bedford High School joins list of underperforming schools in Commonwealth
TSM - New Bedford High School joins list of underperforming schools in Commonwealth

Durkin: Improving MCAS Scores At NBHS Is “Doable”

School officials say a lot of work needs to be done to drastically improve MCAS scores in New Bedford. 

The 2013 scores were generally about the same as last year around the district, but New Bedford High School joined the Parker School and Hayden-McFadden as "level four" or underperforming schools

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Jim Phillips / TSM - Dr. Pia Durkin (L) at recent School Committee Meeting
Jim Phillips / TSM - Dr. Pia Durkin (L) at recent School Committee Meeting

Parker School Considered For “Level Five” Designation

State Education officials have reviewed the most recent MCAS scores from the struggling John A. Parker School in New Bedford, and they're not happy with the slow pace of academic progress at the so-called "level four" school

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TSM - Carney students led from the school to waiting parents after lockdown was lifted.
TSM - Carney students led from the school to waiting parents after lockdown was lifted.

Update: Three Arrested Following West End Shootings

New Bedford Police have arrested two male juveniles and an adult female in connection with a shooting incident Monday afternoon in the city's West End. 

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TSM - Dr. Pia Durkin (L) at recent School Committee meeting.
TSM - Dr. Pia Durkin (L) at recent School Committee meeting.

Durkin: 2013 Will Be Challenging School Year

The New Bedford School Department is getting its budget in order, but to do that, school officials were forced to eliminate more than 200 positions, including the layoff of 150 teachers. 

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TSM - Incoming Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin speaking in New Bedford
TSM - Incoming Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin speaking in New Bedford

Durkin Spending Lots Of Time In New Bedford

New Bedford's new incoming Superintendent of Schools doesn't take over till July 1st, but Dr. Pia Durkin has already been involved in some high level discussions in the School Department.....

Dr Durkin is coming to New Bedford from the Attleboro school district

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School District Battles Multi-Million Dollar Shortfall

The city's School District is facing a budget shortfall, and is looking to the City Council for help.

The School Committee discussed the $3.5 million dollar gap Monday, most of which lies in salaries and pay-outs to retired employees

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School Committee Picks Next New Bedford Superintendent

New Bedford has a new superintendent, and its Dr. Pia Durkin.

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Superintendent Candidate District Reviews Wrap Up

New Bedford's School Committee spent this week travelling to districts in Chicago, Memphis, and Attleboro, conducting reports on the former employers of its superintendent candidates.

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Candidate Interviews Continue for New Bedford School Superintendent

New Bedford's Superintendent interviews continued Tuesday with outgoing Attleboro Superintendent Pia Durkin.

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Three Finalists Named For Superintendent Job In New Bedford

The process of hiring a new School Superintendent in New Bedford started with 36 candidates.  Now, its down to three. 

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