Report: New Bedford school superintendent resigns

Pia Durkin (New Bedford Public Schools)

Pia Durkin, the superintendent of New Bedford's public school system, is resigning her position at the end of the school year. reported that Durkin submitted her letter of resignation, dated Thursday, to Mayor Jon Mitchell.

"During the last several weeks, ongoing discussions by some current and incoming school committee members have reflected major philosophical differences with those of my own," Durkin said in the letter, which was published by the website.

Durkin's resignation is effective June 30, 2018.

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