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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Students and parents receiving a tour of the NBHS gymnasium during Wednesday's Open House.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Students and parents receiving a tour of the NBHS gymnasium during Wednesday's Open House.

NBHS Open House Draws A Crowd

Middle school graduation is right around the corner, and New Bedford High School is showing off what it has to offer.

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Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images
Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images

School Committee OK’s New Teacher’s Union Contract

After being ratified by the city officials and the New Bedford Educators Association last week, the School Committee made their decision to approve the union's one year contract extension Monday night.

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School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM
School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

State Presents Mid-Year Update To Parker Turnaround Plan

When Parker School was designated a Level 5 school, it may have caused some concern for parents in that district. A mid-year update on the school's turnaround plan shows those concerns were quickly addressed.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Governor-elect Charlie Baker Pays A Visit To The Whaling City

With just weeks until Inauguration Day, Governor-elect Charlie Baker paid a visit to New Bedford Wednesday on his tour across the Commonwealth.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Matt Malone speaking at UMass Dartmouth
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Matt Malone speaking at UMass Dartmouth

Secretary of Education Shares Thoughts on Education In Commonwealth

Massachusetts Secretary of Education, Matt Malone, visited the UMass Dartmouth campus Tuesday to discuss his views of education in the State.

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Many Massachusetts Vokes Have Waiting Lists

A study has found that many vocational and technical high schools in Massachusetts have long waiting lists for students seeking admission at a time when well-paying jobs are going unfilled for lack of skilled labor

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Mitchell Says Immigrant Children Will Affect Local Schools

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell realizes the potential problems the "border crisis" along the Texas/Mexico border poses to cities like New Bedford.

Mitchell's primary concern lies within the education system, and says accomodations are already being made to make room for students whose primary language is not English

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Dartmouth Taps Shea As Interim Superintendent

Michael Shea, the former Voc-Tech superintendent and interim New Bedford superintendent, has been asked to temporarily manage Dartmouth's school system. The Standard-Times reports that the Dartmouth School Committee voted 3-1 to ask Shea to manage the district after Superintendent Ana Riley leaves for a post in Portsmouth, Rhode Island

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Officials take part in ground breaking ceremony at Whaling Museum
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Officials take part in ground breaking ceremony at Whaling Museum

Ground Broken At Site Of Whaling Museum Addition

The construction of the Whaling Museum's newest addition is officially underway.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Attorney General Martha Coakley takes questions from local business owners.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Attorney General Martha Coakley takes questions from local business owners.

Attorney General Talks About Education

The Attorney General was in town Friday to speak about the major effects on our local economy.

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