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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...

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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...

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Jon Faria/TSM

School Climate, Community Engagement Among Supt. Durkin’s Top Goals

New Bedford Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin presented the School Committee with her goals for the 2016-2017 school year Monday night.

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Jon Faria/TSM

NB School Committee Looking Into Middle School Redesign

With New Bedford Middle Schools still seeing little progress, school officials will consider making big changes.

At Monday's School Committee meeting, John D'Auria, a member of a non-profit professional development group called Teachers21, presented his findings on New Bedford's potential benefit to adopting Innovation Zones in middle schools...

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Jon Faria/TSM

NB School Committee Comes Out Against Question 2

The New Bedford School Committee has officially joined the list of around 190 other school committees in the state opposing question 2.

The ballot question for the upcoming November election asks to lift the cap set on charter schools in Massachusetts...

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Credit: Google Maps

School Committee Members Discuss Safety As School Year Begins

New Bedford held its first day of school for all students on Wednesday a week after 15-year-old Mateo Morales was stabbed to death in a fight that left two others wounded.

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Cotter Continues To Push Issue With Supt. Pia Durkin

New Bedford School Committee member Chris Cotter continued to push his issue with Superintendent Pia Durkin Monday night.

Cotter claims the superintendent sent letters to Mayor Jon Mitchell and Cotter's supervisors at the New Bedford Police Department, accusing him of using his position as a detective to gain information on a situation involving a student and a teacher at Keith Middle School...

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Bay Sox End Beer Sales For 2016

The sale of beer at New Bedford Bay Sox games at Paul Walsh Field has been suspended for the rest of the season, but President Pat O'Connor says the team will be back next year offering a revised plan for alcohol sales...

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Credit: Google Maps

Proceed Cautiously With Innovation Zones

 

It's not a new story, an all A student leaves grade school for middle school and somehow hits a wall.  How do you fix the problem and make middle school more engaging for students and keep them interested in their education going forward? Tha...

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Chris Cotter/Facebook

Cotter Defends Integrity Against Accusations from Supt. Pia Durkin

New Bedford School Committee member Chris Cotter made a bold statement at Monday night's meeting.

Cotter, a detective with the City's police department, says Superintendent Pia Durkin sent a letter to Mayor Jon Mitchell and Cotter's department head, accusing Cotter of using his position as a detective to gather information on a situation involving a student and a teacher at Keith Middle School...

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