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School Cmte Hears Budget Request for Upcoming School Year

New Bedford School Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin requested a budget of around $130 million for the upcoming school year.

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Mayor Jon Mitchell / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Forms Sub-Committee to Investigate Discipline Issues at Keith

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he has formed a sub-committee of the New Bedford School Committee that will explore complaints over discipline issues in the school system...

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

City Council Demands Action on Continuous School Discipline Issues

The New Bedford City Council are no stranger to matters of school safety, and the topic spurred over an hour of passionate discussion during Thursday night's meeting.

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Dan McCready/TSM
Dan McCready/TSM

Cotter Criticizes Hayden-McFadden Reform Proposals

The Hayden-McFadden Elementary School will be one of the main topics when the New Bedford School Committee meets Wednesday night.

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Jon Faria/TSM
Jon Faria/TSM

State Says More Class-Time, Teacher Development Could Help Hayden-McFadden

With New Bedford's Hayden-McFadden Elementary school showing little growth, the state is offering to help.

Russell Johnston of the Dept...

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School Committee Member Discusses Bomb Threats

A series of phoned in bomb threats were received by schools across the state and across the country on Tuesday.

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New Bedford To Put Emphasis On Student Support

Although state officials were happy with New Bedford Schools' progress, they say there's still work to do with student support.

At Monday's School Committee meeting, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education presented a report on New Bedford's Accelerated Improvement Plan...

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Mayor Jon Mitchell delivers his Inaugural Address as he begins his 3rd term in office |Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell delivers his Inaugural Address as he begins his 3rd term in office |Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New and Old Take Oath of Office in New Bedford

The City of New Bedford welcomed newly elected and re-elected officials Monday evening during the 2016 Inaugural Ceremony at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. 

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Photo - from Zeiterion.org
Photo - from Zeiterion.org

City Announces Inauguration Details

The City of New Bedford is inviting the public to attend the 2016 Inaugural Ceremony Monday, January 4, at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. 

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Jon Faria/TSM
Jon Faria/TSM

Some New Bedford Schools Show Improvement, Hayden-McFadden Stays The Same

Although some New Bedford elementary schools' PARCC results showed improvement, Superintendent Pia Durkin says the district still faces challenges...

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