New Bedford School Department

Disruptive Problems at Keith Middle School
Could it be true, stories of out of control students at Keith Middle School in New Bedford? I've received several complaints. WBSM News Anchor Dan McCready, on Thursday,  called the school department to find out what's going on. A spokesperson told Dan, he'll look into it...
Form or Letter: Another Reason To Refuse PARCC Testing
Following up on Tuesday's post, PARCC: Opting out vs. Refusal, I've heard from the New Bedford School Department. Jon Carvalho states, correctly, that there is no official state Opt-out form for parents/students to just say no to the PARCC assessments...
Durkin Spending Lots Of Time In New Bedford
New Bedford's new incoming Superintendent of Schools doesn't take over till July 1st, but Dr. Pia Durkin has already been involved in some high level discussions in the School Department.....
Dr Durkin is coming to New Bedford from the Attleboro school district...
City Council Offers Plan To Address School Dept. Deficit
The New Bedford City Council says it has a plan to resolve the estimated $3-million deficit in the School Department budget. 
Finance Committee chair Jane Gonsalves said at a news conference Tuesday, the Council is prepared to transfer from free cash or reserve accounts the money the School Depa…