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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...
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...
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 potent…
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...
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 detectiv…
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.
Fans purchasing beer this year at Bay Sox games had to remain in a designate…
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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