Imagine being at your school's PTO meeting when a school department representative comes in and says, you can't opt your child out of the PARCC assessments. Could s/he be right? Take a look at "Refusals to Take an Assessment."
The city of New Bedford joined the rest of the world in celebrating World Aids Day Tuesday evening with a brief opening ceremony at City Hall followed by a candlelight vigil to Nativity Preparatory School where a larger ceremony and dinner took place.
The results are in for the students of New Bedford Public Schools. Supt. Pia Durkin presented the district's end-of-year testing data during Monday night's School Committee meeting, which is compared to test results gathered in the beginning of the year.