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Wednesday is Walk And Bike To School Day
Wednesday is the fifth annual Walk And Bike To School Day in New Bedford. Its a program that encourages kids to join with their parents and walk to school.
However in some New Bedford schools, teachers are joining students in walking to school everyday...
Mitchell Chester Encouraged By Visit To New Bedford
Mass. Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester says he's encouraged by what he saw Thursday in New Bedford's underperforming schools.
Chester visited both the Parker School and New Bedford High School.
Addressing the School Committee Thursday night, Chester said in both schools he saw serious…
Fairhaven Woman Brings Fight Against Common Core To New Bedford
When state Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester drove up to the Parker School in New Bedford Thursday morning, he was greeted by Michelle Furtado of Fairhaven, a staunch opponent of the Common Core education standards in Mass.
Furtado tells WBSM News, the federal government is buying off states to…
Mayor: City Welcomes Education Commissioner’s Input
The state's Commissioner of Education is visiting New Bedford on Thursday, stopping at two of the city's underperforming schools for meetings with teachers, administrators and parents.
Mitchell Chester will start his day visiting classroom at the Parker Elementary School, which the state ha…
New Bedford Shows Modest Gains In MCAS
State Education officials say 88 percent of high school sophomores passed the standardized MCAS exam on their first try this year, though achievement gaps persisted and several schools in the state's largest cities were in danger of failing...
New Bedford Teachers Told They’re Out of a Job
Speaking on WBSM's "Saturday Morning with Tim Weisberg" program, New Bedford Educators Association President Lou St. John said that teachers at New Bedford High School have already begun receiving letters informing them they won't be back next year...
State Takeover Looms over New Bedford School
During a roundtable at the "Level Four" Parker School, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester made it clear.
Chester heard from school officials, teachers, and parents on any progress the school has made since it's "Level Four&am…