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New Bedford Stakeholders Discuss High School’s Problems

With New Bedford High School's level four status, the state education department calls for several actions, one of them being a Local Stakeholders Group.

The thirteen-person panel met last night to understand their role of interpreting data, and coming up with recommendations for Superintendent Dr

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Perry Tavares

Wareham School Buses Overcrowded?

***UPDATE*** 4:05 Thursday, September 12, 2013
As of this morning, Wareham has split this bus into two...one for middle school students...one for the high school. Mr. Tavares has noted that although the crowded bus issue has been solved for his daughter, he believes there are still Wareham buses that are too crowded.
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We received a photo from a parent who was concerned that Wareham Public Schools may have a problem with overcrowding on their school buses.

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New Superintendnent Nominee In Wareham

The Wareham School Committee has made it's choice for the Superintendent of School's job.

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School District Battles Multi-Million Dollar Shortfall

The city's School District is facing a budget shortfall, and is looking to the City Council for help.

The School Committee discussed the $3.5 million dollar gap Monday, most of which lies in salaries and pay-outs to retired employees

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Wareham Superintendent Search Narrows

The Wareham School Committee has selected three finalists from a field of five semifinalists as it narrows its search for the next superintendent.

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New Bedford Superintendent Signs Deal

New Bedford's incoming school superintendent Pia Durkin's three-year contract has been finalized with a starting salary of $185,000, a significant raise from what past superintendents earned.

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School Committee Picks Next New Bedford Superintendent

New Bedford has a new superintendent, and its Dr. Pia Durkin.

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New Bedford Superintendent Decision Monday Night

It's decision day for members of the New Bedford School Committee. The Board spent the weekend reviewing the qualifications of the three finalists vying to become the next school superintendent.

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New Bedford School Committee Grills Third Superintendent Finalist

Dr. Kriner Cash, one of three finalists for the Superintendent of Schools position in New Bedford, provided a fair assessment of the status of the city's school system, and gave a thumbnail sketch of what he would do immediately if he were hired

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New Bedford Teacher Home Visit Program Expands

Two more New Bedford schools are set to implement a program that connects the teacher to the students' home life.

The Parent Teacher Home Visit Program has already been in use for about two years at Carney Academy, Roosevelt Middle School, and Hayden-McFadden Elementary School

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