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Ocean State Job Lot Donates Thousands of Books to City Elementary Schools

Pallets of scholastic books were unloaded outside Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in New Bedford's north end Wednesday morning and presented to dozens of eager fourth graders. 

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City Officials Announce Details of New Teachers’ Union Contract

City and school officials announced the details of a new four-year collective bargaining agreement between the city and the New Bedford Educators Association Monday morning outside Carney Academy. 

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Henry Bousquet/Facebook

New Bedford Councillor Calls for More Discipline Autonomy in Schools

Ward Three New Bedford City Councillor Henry Bousquet wants to see more autonomy in the way of discipline in public schools.

Bousquet says the State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has stripped teachers and administrators of their ability to effectively discipline disruptive and unruly students...

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Grade School Drops Holiday Celebrations

Does it matter that public schools are dropping holiday celebrations with the goal of being more culturally sensitive and inclusive? The Associated Press reports a St...

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Jon Faria/TSM

New Bedford School Committee Supports Cap On Charter Schools

With numerous efforts in recent years to remove the cap set on charter schools in Massachusetts, New Bedford School Committee member Josh Amaral wants to make sure that doesn't happen...

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Faith Community Stands With Schools As New Year Begins

For the past ten years, the local faith community has come together to offer support to the city's school teachers and administrators. That tradition is set to continue as the new school year approaches.

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Durkin’s Budget Reduced By $4.4 Million, Mayor Still Thinks It’s Too High

Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin presented her revised budget proposal to the New Bedford School Committee Wednesday night during a budget workshop meeting.

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Investigation Into Chokehold Incident Complete, Vice Principal No Longer Employed By District

An assistant principal at a New Bedford middle school accused of placing a student in a chokehold is no longer an employee of the New Bedford Public School District...

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School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

Schools Update Discipline Policies

New state-wide suspension policies were outlined during Monday night's School Committee meeting.

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Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM
Dr. Pia Durkin Addressing School Committee / Jim Phillips / TSM

School Committee Appoints Interim Special Ed Director

In light of recent issues in the Special Education Department, the New Bedford School Committee appointed an Interim Executive Director to take charge.

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