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Marty Meehan Named Next President Of 5-campus UMass System

A former congressman and current chancellor of the University of Massachusetts-Lowell is taking over the entire five-campus UMass system.

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New Bedford School Leaders Seek Community Feedback

The New Bedford Public Schools released a survey this week seeking feedback from the community regarding the state of the city's schools.

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New Bedford Schools Survey

New Bedford Public Schools wants to hear from students, staff, parents, and other community members.

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High School Program Offers Students A Pathway After Graduation

It's the time of year high school seniors start hearing back from colleges they've applied to attend in the fall. It's also time younger students can start planning their own futures.

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Common Core Lobby Day at the Massachusetts Statehouse

This video is creating serious buzz in social media. The writer/producer Linda Twiss Gioscia (pronounced Josha) will be one of my guests today on BRIANS BEAT. . Common Core Revolution is a song parody mocking educational reforms, instituted by the federal government, that are quiet sweeping the nation

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Credit: Brockton Public Schools

Threat Leads To School Cancellation

School was cancelled at Brockton High School on Monday after a threat was made against the building.

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Dan McCready/TSM

Scholarships Available From The Friendly Sons Of Saint Patrick

High school seniors who need money for college can get some help from The Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick

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New Bedford Fire Department Awarded Two Fire Safety Education Grants

The New Bedford Fire Department has received $13,000 in state funding to educate the city's youth and seniors about fire safety and prevention.

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Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM
Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

School Committee Presented With Paraprofessional Review

Paraprofessionals provide classroom support to students that need a little extra assistance.

The District Management Council conducted a review of these personnel and presented their findings to the New Bedford School Committee Monday night.

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Help With MCAS Testing For Local Students

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, or MCAS, is a sore subject for many people. Some educators have expressed frustration with the pressure placed on them to prepare students for exams, often taking over the curriculum. Students don't particularly care for any standardized test, let alone one that could make or break your high school career. And parents, they might feel helpless when it comes to helping their kid prepare for the MCAS testing.

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