New Bedford Schools ’16 Budget: ELL Programs A Priority
New Bedford superintendent Pia Durkin has high expectations for the next school year.
At last night's school committee meeting she presented the preliminary 2016 Fiscal Year Budget, requesting $125,771,768.
Among the priorities are English Language Learner services , with student language barrier…
Dartmouth Discourages Use of “R”-Word
The Dartmouth School District will be making a concerted effort to remove a word from the vocabulary of the students.
The Town Select Board Monday night went on record in support of the "End the R-Word" movement, which discourages the use of the words "retard" and …
Roof Concerns Lead To School Cancellation
There will be no school on Monday for students at Old Rochester Regional Junior High School and Senior High School after officials became concerned that a section of the building's roof may have been compromised.
New Bedford School’s Community Conversation
The first of three scheduled community conversations took place last night at New Bedford's Roosevelt Middle School.
Parents and community members were invited to attend and take part in the discussion regarding the improving school system...
New Bedford Teachers Ratify Contract With City
The New Bedford Educators Association has ratified a contract between the City and the teachers.
Union members met for about an hour at Keith Middle School Tuesday afternoon, to hear union leaders present a tentative contract that had been negotiated over the past several weeks...
Alaskan Junior High Students Visiting New Bedford
24 junior high schoolers from way up north will be visiting New Bedford this weekend.
On Saturday, students, their parents, and teachers from the Anchor Lutheran Shool in Anchorage, Alaska will spend four hours in the Whaling City soaking up the culture...
New Bedford Teenager Robbed On Her Way To School
A teenager on her way to school in New Bedford was robbed Thursday morning.
New Bedford Police say the 15-year-old girl was walking to her bus stop on Rounds Street between Union and Arnold Streets when a man stepped out of a parked van and approached the girl from behind...

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