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OPINION| Thomas: Level 4 High School Best In Region
There I am listening to an interview Phil Paleologos is conducting with the Superintendent of New Bedford government schools, when the Super delivers a shocking revelation. Dr. Pia Durkin fired a shot over the I-195 bow when she proclaimed New Bedford High School the best in the region...
Four New Bedford Schools Get Major Upgrades
NEW BEDFORD — City and school officials joined students at Hayden McFadden Elementary School to announce the completion of new school window and door replacement projects at four large elementary schools.
The Accelerated Repair Plan (ARP) was completed at Hayden McFadden, Alfred J...
NB Preliminary FY18 School Budget Revealed
New Bedford school officials revealed a preliminary $145,420,517 budget for FY18 on Monday night.
That number includes $10-million in enhancement requests, which are considered important to moving the district toward their performance goals...
Supt. Durkin Intends to Fully Complete Current Contract
NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Public School Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin says she intends on completing her three-year contract with the city.
There had been questions whether Dr. Durkin was seeking employment elsewhere, but she debunked those by saying she fully intends on continuing to serve the distr…
Innovation Zone Not Likely For NB Middle Schools
New Bedford is unlikely to move forward with Innovation Zone plans for the city's middle schools.
At Monday's School Committee meeting, officials announced the district would pursue a different middle school redesign as they try to improve grades...
Five Southcoast Companies Join MA STEM@Work Program
Massachusetts Secretary of Education Jim Peyser visited New Bedford Monday to announce five Southcoast companies have signed on to participate in MA STEM@Workto engage high school students in the career fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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