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Dan McCready/TSM

Livramento Defends Testing, But Supports Ballot Question

Standardized testing has become a heated issue especially in New Bedford schools where students are participating in the PARCC.

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Jon Faria/TSM

Supt. Durkin Outlines District Goals For 2015-16 School Year

Superintendent Pia Durkin presented the School Committee with her district wide goals for the 2015-2016 school year Wednesday night.

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Photo: naloxone-hydrochloride.com

New Bedford Schools To Be Stocked With Narcan

The lifesaving drug used to reverse opioid overdoses will soon be stocked in several New Bedford public schools.

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Dan McCready/TSM

Cotter Wants Less Testing, More Transparency On School Comm.

New Bedford School Committee Candidate Chris Cotter says there's need to be more transparency on the committee. 

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School Committee candidates take part in a debate at the New Bedford Whaling Museum | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
School Committee candidates take part in a debate at the New Bedford Whaling Museum | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Candidates Discuss Variety Of Topics In First Debate

Six candidates running for a seat on the New Bedford School Committee discussed a variety of issues during a debate Wednesday evening at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

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Dan McCready/TSM

Oliveira Runs For Full Term On School Committee

School Committee Member Bruce Oliveira was originally appointed to the post and now he’s running as a candidate to keep his seat.

Oliveira spoke with WBSM’s Brian Thomas about his tenure on the School Committee and some of the difficult choices they had to make such as the closure of Horatio A Kempton School...

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James O'Brien congratulated by crowd after being selected as GNBVT Superintendent-Director|Greg Desrosiers/TSM
James O'Brien congratulated by crowd after being selected as GNBVT Superintendent-Director|Greg Desrosiers/TSM

GNB Voc-Tech School Committee Names O’Brien to Top Position

After publicly interviewing three candidates and a brief discussion Saturday afternoon, the Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical High School School Committee selected James O'Brien as the school's next Superintendent-Director. 

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City Council Raises Questions About Busing System Once Again

City councilors are not impressed with the School Department's new busing system.

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City’s School District Continues to Make Progress in Accelerated Improvement Plan

According to a presentation by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), New Bedford continues to turn around its school district.

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

Test Scores In City Schools Show General Progress

The results are in for the students of New Bedford Public Schools.

Supt. Pia Durkin presented the district's end-of-year testing data during Monday night's School Committee meeting, which is compared to test results gathered in the beginning of the year.

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