New Bedford School Budget

Council Asked To Consider Additional Funding For Schools
A member of the New Bedford School Committee is asking the City Council to approve a provision in state law that will allow the Council to consider two budget proposals for New Bedford Schools.
School Committee member Bruce Oliveira told WBSM News, " that particular amendment would say that the …
City Council Approves Gap Funding for School Budget
City Councilors unanimously approved a $3.5 million dollar transfer Tuesday, to help the School Department close a budget gap for the fiscal year ending on June 30th.
But several councilors took Mayor Jon Mitchell to task for his handling of the situation, and negotiating teacher salary increases wit…
Parents To Rally To Keep Teaching Positions
A New Bedford woman is organizing a rally for next Monday, urging the School Committee to restore fine arts teachers to next year's School budget. 
The committee must eliminate 250 positions, including 100 teaching slots, in order to balance next year's spending plan. 
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