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New Bedford High School awarded $250,000 grant for marine technology program

New Bedford High School has been awarded a $250,000 grant through the Massachusetts Skills Capital Grant Program, the Baker-Polito Administration announced recently. The grant funding will be used to construct a state-of-the-art Marine Technology Laboratory to support New Bedford High School’s Career Vocational Technical Education programming in maritime industry skill …

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New Bedford Public Schools to close on December 17

In anticipation of the upcoming winter storm projections for tomorrow, all New Bedford Public Schools and administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, December 17, 2020: · NO in-person classes · NO distance learning/remote sessions occurring · NO virtual meetings · NO after-school activities Superintendent Thomas Anderson stated, “We are …

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Governor Baker signs fiscal year 2021 budget – here’s what’s in it

Governor Charlie Baker today signed the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget into law, a $45.9 billion plan that protects core government services amidst the COVID-19 pandemic while making substantial investments in economic development and education. This financially responsible budget does not rely on new taxes and maintains significant financial reserves …

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Gov. Baker awards $11.7 Million in skills capital grants to Massachusetts educational institutions

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $11.7 million in Skills Capital Grants awarded to 47 educational institutions across the Commonwealth to update equipment and expand student enrollment in programs that provide career education. Twelve of the organizations are receiving a Skills Capital Grant for the first time, and one school, Essex …

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