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NBEA Leader Welcomes Council Involvement
The New Bedford teachers union president says he welcomes the City Council's involvement in school department affairs.
Responding to a Standard Times editorial letter, Lou St. John says over the last several years, the Council may have lost trust in the School Committee after having to appropriate ex…
Teacher Rally Calls for Halt of Turnaround Plan
Several hundred people gathered outside City Hall Friday, in support of the teachers at New Bedford High School.
New Bedford Educators Association President Lou St. John addressed the large crowd, saying Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin's go-ahead with the turnaround plan is a severe mistake...
Turnaround Plan For NBHS Draws Criticism From Teachers Union
The Superintendent of schools is moving ahead with a turnaround plan for New Bedford High School, that includes replacing the schools administrative team and a 50% change-over in the  teaching staff. 
Supt. Pia Durkin announced her intentions Monday night during a meeting of the New Bedford…
Teachers Avoid “No Confidence” Vote for Superintendent
A "vote of no confidence" in the superintendent by the New Bedford Educators Association was just a rumor, according to the union president.
Following a union meeting, President Lou St. John says instead, the union will assemble a task force to sift through the concerns of teachers,…
NBEA May Challenge Innovation School Vote In Court
The School Committee's plan to create an Innovation school in New Bedford may be headed for a court fight. 
Lou St. John, the head of the New Bedford Educators Association says he's talking with attorney's for the Mass. Teachers Association, and they're not ruling out legal a…

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