Teachers Stage Candlelight Vigil To Protest Teacher Firings
The New Bedford Educators Association continues to protest staff changes planned for New Bedford High School. Those changes include replacing 29% of teachers and staff. Teachers lined up outside Keith Middle School Monday night for a candlelight vigil to protest the dismissal of any teachers. WBSM News asked this teacher whether the protest will change anything…..
Mayor Jon Mitchell says New Bedford High should be a source of pride for the community, but he knows getting there won’t be easy for anyone….
The School Committee was expected to ratify negotiated agreements with the teachers union that will change working conditions for teachers and staff at the High School, including extending the school day.