middle schools

Sex Ed: TMI?
The debate over how and when public schools should address the sticky subject of sex education is not a new one.  What is new are some of the talking points included in today's agenda driven sex ed curriculum.  Politics and indoctrination have found a place in the class…
Bring Voc-Tech Education to Middle Schools [Poll]
Imagine pinches of auto shop, cooking classes or nursing mixed in with a middle school curriculum. Brian believes several middle schools should inject voc-tech style education within their frameworks.
There can be middle school concentrating on auto and building trades...
Mayor On School Test Scores
State test results for New Bedford Schools were mixed, but Mayor Jon Mitchell is still looking for improvement.
Speaking on his weekly radio program, the Mayor said faculty and administrators are working hard to attain higher academic acheivement in both the middle schools and high school...
Proceed Carefully
It's not a new story, an all A student leaves grade school for middle school and somehow hits a wall.  How do you fix the problem and make middle school more engaging for students and keep them interested in their education going forward? Tha...
Innovation Zone
Officials are looking to get creative in solving the achievement gap at New Bedford middle schools.
At Monday's meeting, the New Bedford School Committee discussed the possibility of introducing an Innovation Zone for middle schools.
While still a concept, the Zone would give middle school teachers an…
Living History In New Bedford
During this Black History Month, middle school students in New Bedford got a chance to see a historical characterization of abolitionist Frederick Douglass.
Storyteller Guy Peartree has performed in museums, colleges and churches in New England...