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Supt. Durkin Intends to Fully Complete Current Contract
NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Public School Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin says she intends on completing her three-year contract with the city.
There had been questions whether Dr. Durkin was seeking employment elsewhere, but she debunked those by saying she fully intends on continuing to serve the distr…
New Law Would Require Defibrillators in Massachusetts Schools
The Massachusetts legislature passed a long-gestating bill earlier this week that, if signed into law, will require schools to have Automated External Defibrillators, or AEDs, in school and at all school-sponsored athletic events.
The bill, sponsored by Senator Mark Montigny (D-New Bedford), would al…
Five Southcoast Companies Join MA STEM@Work Program
Massachusetts Secretary of Education Jim Peyser visited New Bedford Monday to announce five Southcoast companies have signed on to participate in MA STEM@Workto engage high school students in the career fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
On-Line K-12 Schools Offer Quality Education, Huge Savings [Poll]
They are sprouting up like zucchini in the garden. You can find on-line K-12 government and private schools. Government on-line schools don't have a tuition, the majority are Common Core affiliated and exist nationwide. There are now a plethora of religious, non-religious, STEM and artistic ori…
Mayor Mitchell Discusses Lead In City Schools
Lead levels remain a major concern in Massachusetts schools after the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection says it has tested water at 450 school buildings as part of a statewide effort to eliminate lead from their drinking water.

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