New Bedford School District

Rush Of Last Minute School Registrations In New Bedford
Despite efforts by the New Bedford School District urging parents to register their children early for school, officials say there has been a large influx of new students signing up over the last week or so.
Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin says many of those students are from Guatemala and Honduras...
Teachers Flock To New Bedford Hiring Fair
Teaching candidates seem to be interested in jobs in New Bedford despite the school district being labelled under-performing. 
More than 200 candidates dropped off resumes Saturday during New Bedford's first-ever Teacher Hiring Fair...
Educators Union And School Nurses Help Needy Students
The New Bedford Educators Association and school nurses teamed up again this year to come to the aid of needy students in the school district. 
The union received an $1,800 grant from its parent organization, Mass. Teachers Association to purchase winter coats, other clothing and school supplies…
Education Commissioner Unveils Parker School Turnaround Plan
The Commissioner of Education has issued a four-point plan to improve academic acheivement at the struggling John A. Parker School in New Bedford. 
The state declared Parker a "level five" school last year, one of only a handful of "chronically underperforming&quot…
Durkin Receives Stakeholders Recommendations for NBHS
A local stakeholders group has submitted its recommendations for a turnaround plan for New Bedford High School  to Supt. Dr. Pia Durkin.
Durkin says she appreciated how a culture of excellance resonated throughout the recommendations although she reserved comments on any specifics until she can …
Durkin And NB School Committee Review Goals
School Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin offered a self-assessment of her performance so far, during a meeting of the New Bedford School Committee.
Durkin told the Committee,  the district needs to go a bit slower, to build a better foundation.  ...