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New Bedford High School Marching Band performing recently in Dartmouth / Greg Desrosiers/TSM
New Bedford High School Marching Band performing recently in Dartmouth / Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Instruments Needed For Students In New Bedford

New Bedford Public Schools and the Symphony Music Shop on State Road in Dartmouth are teaming up to collect "gently used" instruments for school kids in New Bedford.

Bob Williamson with Symphony Music says his shop has been working with the school system off and on, for years

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Security Review To Begin In New Bedford Public Schools

New Bedford Public Schools are about to begin a security review in all buildings that belong to the New Bedford School District.

While there has been a great deal of discussion regarding Keith Middle School and the recent vandalism that took place there,

School Committee member Dr

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Teachers Welcomed By Local Community Organizations

The Buttonwood Park Zoo was filled with more than just animals Tuesday evening.

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Jim Phillips / TSM - New Bedford School Committee
Jim Phillips / TSM - New Bedford School Committee

Over 30 New Bedford Teachers Have Resigned This Month

Nearly three dozen New Bedford Public School teachers have resigned during the month of August.

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Prayers For New Bedford Public Schools

Prayers and well wishes were offered Monday for the New Bedford School District.

The prayer service took place at the North Baptist Church on County Street and is held annually before the start of the school year

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Jim Phillips / TSM - New Bedford School Committee
Jim Phillips / TSM - New Bedford School Committee

School Committee Hears Results Of Community Survey

The New Bedford School Department's first online community survey attracted 900 responses from parents, staff members, students and other interested parties. Results of the survey were presented to the School Committee last night

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Over 400 New Bedford Teachers To Take Part In Training Program

Public school teachers will be learning some new techniques this upcoming school year.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Joan Klein Jacobs and Dr. Irwin Jacobs at scholarship presentation.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Joan Klein Jacobs and Dr. Irwin Jacobs at scholarship presentation.

Local Seniors Receive Jacobs Family Scholarship

Five local high school students on their way to college received the Jacobs Family Scholarship to pursue studies in science and engineering.

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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

Dr. Durkin Says She Will Not Resign

The New Bedford Educators Association says it has "no confidence" in the leadership of school Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin, and they're asking her to resign. Union members voted overwhelmingly against the Superintendent over a four day period

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TSM - Dr. Pia Durkin (L)

Supt. Durkin Responds To Union Vote

Superintendent Pia Durkin says a recent vote questioning her ability to lead is nothing personal.

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