Turnaround Plan

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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Mitchell Chester Says Change Needed At Hayden-McFadden
The Commissioner of Education for Massachusetts says he's very concerned about the lack of academic improvement at the Hayden-McFadden school in New Bedford.
Speaking on the Brian Thomas program on WBSM, Mitchell Chester says he's awaiting a turn-around plan from Superintendent Pia Durkin..…
Superintendent: Hay-Mac Teachers “Won’t Lose Their Position”
With the Hayden-McFadden school's new turnaround plan coming together, New Bedford Superintendent Pia Durkin says no one will lose their job during the re-application process, except for performance reasons.
On Wednesday, the School Committee discussed a number of recommendations to bring the low-per…
School Committee To Tackle Hay-Mac Turnaround Plan
The New Bedford School Committee is expected to take steps Monday night, attempting to improve academic achievement at the struggling Hayden-McFadden Elementary School. The school has been designated "level four" for several years.
Recently a stakeholders committee was for…
Durkin Outlines Turnaround Grant for High School
Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin briefed the School Committee Wednesday night about the $2.4 million grant the city has received to fund the turnaround plan at New Bedford High School.
The grant amounts to $800,000 a year for three years, but Dr...
Teachers Flock To New Bedford Hiring Fair
Teaching candidates seem to be interested in jobs in New Bedford despite the school district being labelled under-performing. 
More than 200 candidates dropped off resumes Saturday during New Bedford's first-ever Teacher Hiring Fair...
Durkin Meets With 70 Parents About Turnaround Plan
Parents say more involvement is the key to success for New Bedford High School's turnaround plan.
Monday night's second meeting with Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin featured numerous questions about how parents can contribute to the upcoming overhaul...

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