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Second Letter Threatening Schools Sent To Rhode Island Cities

The mayors of Cranston, Johnston and Warwick say Johnston has received a letter threatening schools, the second time in as many weeks.

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Police Back At RI Schools Following Mailed Threat

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A police presence will resume at schools in in Cranston, Johnston and Warwick a week after police in Johnston said they received an anonymous letter threatening physical harm to elementary school children.

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ABC 6 News Interviews NB High Teacher [VIDEO]

ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather

18-year-old Kemar Omar Roselus will be summonsed to court for allegedly throwing a chair in a classroom at New Bedford High School in a video that went viral this week..

The teacher, identified as Joanne Moura spoke to ABC 6 News in Providence last night.


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School Violence Leads To 90-Thousand Students Treated In ER’s


School violence sends more than 90-thousand students to the emergency room every year.

A new study by the journal "Pediatrics" shows children are still being seriously injured at school despite increasing efforts to curb violence and secure campuses.

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Mayor: Ten NBHS Students Moved To Alternative High School


Mayor Jon Mitchell says he wants safe schools in the City of New Bedford, and he believes Superintendent. Dr. Pia Durkin and her staff are working to make that happen. 

The Mayor says after several altercations between students and teachers at New Bedford High School, the Superintendent made some changes.....

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TSM -  Ward 3 Councilor Henry Bousquet
TSM - Ward 3 Councilor Henry Bousquet

City Councilors Want More Discipline In Schools


The City Council is joining the debate over violence in New Bedford Schools.

The Council approved a motion Tuesday night, asking the School Dept. for data on the number of teacher assaults in the last three months, and how many fights are being reported.

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