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Parents Most Concerned About Concussions

Student athletes are more brawny and better built than they were a generation ago! And that means they play rougher.

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Reflections From The Youth Sports Dugout

It's been a busy summer with youth sports. I saw both sides of the spectrum this year. I saw some great games, some nice sportsmanship and there were some things that still have me amazed and sickened.

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Stressed Parents Need To Get Relief Before It Is Too Late [VIDEO]

A recent Harvard School of Public Health survey found that being the parent of a teenager ranks right up there with single parents!

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Low Attendance, High Hopes At Parent Community Forum

Administrators flung open their doors to parents at a community forum at Normandin Middle School Wednesday night. Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin, along with the principals of the city's middle schools, assured parents they want better lines of communication and reduced bullying incidents as much as they do

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Dartmouth Man Arrested On Indecent Assault Charge

A South Dartmouth man is arraigned on multiple charges after being arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a minor. 

Detective Kyle Costa says 40-year-old Sumkit Grace of Milton Street was arrested Thursday on charges of indecent assault and battery and delivering liquor to a person under 21

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TSM - Dr. Pia Durkin (L) at recent School Committee meeting.
TSM - Dr. Pia Durkin (L) at recent School Committee meeting.

Durkin To Hold Second Meeting With Parents

School Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin will hold her second meeting with parents on Monday night to explain the turnaround plan for New Bedford High School.

State Education officials have declared New Bedford High an underperforming school and have mandated changes

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Supt. Pia Durkin listens to parents' concerns. - TSM

Parents Share Concerns With New Bedford’s Superintendent

Superintendent of New Bedford Schools Dr. Pia Durkin is on a mission to include parents in the turnaround plan being implemented at the high school.

Dr. Durkin hosted about 30 parents Thursday afternoon, outlining what changes their children will see with the turnaround plan, including a teacher turnover of 29%

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School Choice Empowers Local Parents

Every January, National School Choice Week provides an opportunity to shine a positive spotlight on the need for effective education options for all children. To some, school choice is a boogey man to public schools and their funding

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Newtown Parents Ask To Be Left Alone

The plea was simple and heart wrenching. "Please respect our need to be alone and to be quiet and to have that personal time to continue on our journey of grief in a way that serves us." The words of the town's mayor, Pat Llodra

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Rhode Island Parents Charged After Baby Ingests Cocaine

Two parents in Warwick, RI have been charged with neglect after it was found that their baby had ingested the drug cocaine. 

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