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Mayor Mitchell Launches New Literacy Effort for New Bedford
Mayor Mitchell Launches New Literacy Effort for New Bedford
The New Bedford Mayor’s Office today announced the launch of “New Bedford Reads,” a new literacy initiative to promote the importance of early literacy and grow a community of lifelong readers throughout the city. Spearheaded by Mayor Jon Mitchell, the initiative is developed in collaboration with community partners and Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education, and media company...
“High-Five Friday” a Big Success in New Bedford Schools
“High-Five Friday” a Big Success in New Bedford Schools
Ten elementary schools across New Bedford took part in "High-Five Friday" this morning, with off-duty police officers visiting the schools to give high-fives and have conversations with students. The program had drawn controversy in Northampton, where the program was canceled because opponents felt it made some students who might be illegal immigrants or had bad experiences with law enfo
NBEA To Distribute Coats, Other Winter Items to New Bedford Students in Need
NBEA To Distribute Coats, Other Winter Items to New Bedford Students in Need
NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford Educators Association collected more than $3,900 in donations for their annual winter coat drive. With the donations, the school nursing staffs, who coordinate the drive, were able to purchase more than $5,000 worth of clothing and toiletries for students in need with discounts from local businesses...
New Bedford Middle Schools to Undergo Redistricting
New Bedford Middle Schools to Undergo Redistricting
New Bedford schools will undergo a three-year redistricting plan for middle school students beginning next fall, Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin told WBSM News. Durkin said 50 students finishing at the Carl Pacheco School at the end of this school year will go to Keith Middle School instead of Normandin Middle School next fall, as the school system is looking to equalize the population across the ci

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