Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin

New Bedford High Earns Reaccreditation
New Bedford High School continued to make strides in its turnaround plan, taking a huge step Thursday as the school announced it has earned its reaccreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
Technology Investment At New Bedford High School
Dr. Irwin Jacobs and his wife Joan are again giving the gift of technology to students at New Bedford High School.
Dr. Jacobs, the founder of the Qualcomm technology company, is donating $900,000 dollars to purchase laptop computers and tablets for students...
Best Turn Around For Hayden McFadden
I've been eyeballing bits and pieces of the Hayden McFadden Elementary School's vaulted and highly anticipated turnaround plan. My head is spinning.

The school rooster goes cock-a-doodle-doo at 7:45 AM. The kids stay there for eight frickin' hours...
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Morad To Continue Pressing School Officials For Answers
Members of the City Council aren't happy about the latest communication from the New Bedford School Committee.
The Committee wrote the Council a letter this week, asking that they respect the boundaries of the school board, and that any concerns be sent directly to the Superintendent...
Durkin Unveils Budget Specifics
Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin provided a summary of her proposed fiscal 2015 budget last night at Keith Middle School.
The preliminary budget request is $118.7 million for the fiscal year starting July 1st. That's just over $9 million more than the current budget. 
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