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Candidates' Night
The four candidates vying for three seats on the New Bedford School Committee in next month's municipal election are expected to take part Tuesday night in a Candidates' Debate at the Whaling Museum.
New Contract
After nearly three hours of discussions, the New Bedford teachers union approved a new three-year contract on Thursday.
Teachers at New Bedford elementary, middle, and high schools attended the meeting held in the Keith Middle School auditorium...
No Confidence Vote
New Bedford teachers are taking a vote of "no confidence" this week against Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin.  The vote was disclosed in a memo sent to all members late Saturday
According to the Union's Board of Directors, there was a vote taken Friday afternoon at Keith Midd…
Teachers talk about Durkin
it's unclear what action if any was taken by members of the New Bedford Educators Association Friday afternoon during a closed-door meeting with union leaders..
The meeting was a follow-up to a previous meeting in December where members shared concerns about the school administration...
Union Outraged By Probe
The head of the New Bedford Educators Association says he's outraged that teacher Joanne Maura is being investigated by the school administration following an incident last month where a student threw a chair at her desk. The student has been expelled...
Help For Needy Students
The New Bedford Educators Association and school nurses teamed up again this year to come to the aid of needy students in the school district. 
The union received an $1,800 grant from its parent organization, Mass. Teachers Association to purchase winter coats, other clothing and school supplies…

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