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Freetown Voters Approve Technology Upgrade

Freetown voters overwhelmingly approved a debt exclusion Monday which will fund a technology upgrade for the Freetown-Lakeville school district. 

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Dartmouth Middle School Student Arrested, Not Tased

A Dartmouth Middle School student was arrested on school grounds today.

Police Chief Tim Lee tells WBSM News the student became unruly in the cafeteria and refused the direction of the staff. When the school's resource officer intervened, the out-of-control student struck the officer

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A Mixed Bag of Results From Local MCAS Tests

Most school districts across the Southcoast saw increases in student proficiency on the 2012  MCAS state test in math, while performance on the english test was more of a mixed bag.

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jenlight,flickr

Superintendent Search Committee Holds First Meeting

The seven members of the New Bedford Superintendent Search Committee met at the Keith Middle School Monday.

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“Controversial” Summer Reading List Discussed

Parents, staff members, and students expressed their feelings over the most recent Hastings Middle School 8th grade summer reading list to the Fairhaven School Committee Wednesday night.

Many parents are up in arms over several of the titles from the 24-book collection, saying students are being subjected to innappropriate material such as foul language and extremely detailed sex acts including beastiality

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Sharon Drummond,flickr

Fairhaven Parent Takes Concerns About Reading List To School Committee

A Fairhaven parent is taking her concerns about the 8th grade summer reading list to the Fairhaven School Committee.

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What Type of School Provides Kids with the Best Education? — Survey of the Day

Every child in the United States is entitled to a free public school education. However, according to a new survey from Gallup of 1012 adults, public schools rate lowest among all the education options children have.

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NBC Chicago

Chicago Teachers Go On Strike

After some long negotiations, the teachers in the third largest school district in the country have failed to come to a new contract deal, and have walked out of their classrooms.

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New Bedford School Committee Member Reacts To Clark’s Resignation

The New Bedford School Committee will be one member short at their next meeting. School Committeeman Tom Clark submitted his resignation Friday morning to Superintendent Mike Shea as well as to the City Clerk.

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New Bedford School Committee Member Resigns

School Committee member Tom Clark is stepping down from his position on the committee, citing a new position with the Massachusetts Army National Guard that prevents him from serving in an elected capacity.

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