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Drop Out Rate Declines At NBHS, While Graduations Rise
New Bedford School officials say more students are graduating from New Bedford High School, and fewer students are dropping out.
Figures from the Mass. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education show the annual dropout rate at New Bedford High School has declined to 2...
New Bedford To Put Emphasis On Student Support
Although state officials were happy with New Bedford Schools' progress, they say there's still work to do with student support.
At Monday's School Committee meeting, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education presented a report on New Bedford's Accelerated Improvement Pl…
Mitchell Asks DESE For Help With Superintendent Search
The Mayor of New Bedford traveled to Boston on Thursday, making a stop at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  Mayor Jon Mitchell tells WBSM News, he's seeking the state's help in recruiting top notch candidates for the Superintendent's job in New Bedford...
Mayor, Others Question City on a Hill Charter School Proposal
Mayor Jon Mitchell questioned the effectiveness the proposed City on a Hill Charter School would have on students in New Bedford.
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education held a hearing in the city Thursday night, and listened to the opinions of officials and concerned resid…