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Joseph Lopes Unanimous Choice As City Council President

 

The New Bedford City Council has unanimously elected Ward Six Councilor Joseph Lopes as the new Council Presdient for 2014.

In his acceptance speech, Lopes said he was honored to be chosen as president.....

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“Candidate” Coakley Visits New Bedford

 

Attorney General Martha Coakley says she's running for Governor of the Commonwealth in 2014.

During a stop in New Bedford on Tuesday, Coakley said she was focusing on education and the economy.

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Judge Rules Yoga is Fit for Public Schools

Yoga classes will continue to be offered to students in one Southern California school district despite complaints from some parents. In what might be the first trial of its kind in the nation, a San Diego Superior Court judge ruled Monday that yoga classes taught within the Encinitas Union School District don't violate any laws because they are not religious in nature

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New Bedford In Line for State Education Funding

State Senator Mark Montigny says New Bedford is in line to recieve a portion of money set aside in the state budget for an education initiative.

The senate has reserved $2.6-million for the Math and Science Initiative, which awards teachers for having students who score high marks on AP tests

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The Top High Schools in Massachusetts

U.S. News and World Report has released their list of the Best High Schools in America and they break it down state-by-state. 76 schools in Massachusetts made the rankings.

Among the many Massachusetts schools in the 2013 rankings, 24 were awarded gold medals, 30 earned silver medals and 22 received bronze medals

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Mass Gov. To Unveil Plan To Improve Education Access

Gov. Deval Patrick is unveiling a school investment plan he says will expand and improve access to education for students from birth through high school.

Patrick says the plan, which totals $550 million in its first year and increases to nearly $1 billion annually over the next four years, will help ensure a high-knowledge, well-skilled workforce

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New Legal Opinion on Innovation School Proposals

The state Executive Office of Education has overturned a ruling on New Bedford's Innovation School proposals. In a letter submitted to the School Committee Monday, counsel James DiTullio categorized the Esperanza and Renaissance proposals as "new" schools

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Education Conference Features Chicago Teacher

Local educators on Saturday heard from a member of the Chicago Teachers Union that won a new contract last month after a week long strike. 

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Henry,flickr

TEDx New Bedford Meeting Wednesday

A summit of intelligence and ingenuity will convene at the New Bedford Whaling Museum Wednesday.

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