Imagine being at your school's PTO meeting when a school department representative comes in and says, you can't opt your child out of the PARCC assessments. Could s/he be right? Take a look at "Refusals to Take an Assessment."
The city of New Bedford joined the rest of the world in celebrating World Aids Day Tuesday evening with a brief opening ceremony at City Hall followed by a candlelight vigil to Nativity Preparatory School where a larger ceremony and dinner took place.
The results are in for the students of New Bedford Public Schools. Supt. Pia Durkin presented the district's end-of-year testing data during Monday night's School Committee meeting, which is compared to test results gathered in the beginning of the year.
The Town of Mattapoisett says coliform bacteria was detected in the town's drinking water. A notice released by the Water Department says the coliform bacteria was found in four samples in a group of twenty samples that were taken in September. ...