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Barrington school board shares plan for all-day K

Barrington school board shares plan for all-day K

A recent press release from the Barrington School Committee shares the board’s full support for an all-day kindergarten program and its plan to implement all-day K in the 2014-15 school year. “The Barrington School Committee supports the implementation of an all-day kindergarten program in the Barrington Public Schools as an appropriate response to the increased

Sophia Elmsley, 5, introduces herself to the other students in her class during kindergarten orientation at Hathaway School last week.

Portsmouth orientation heads off first-day jitters

PORTSMOUTH — There were some anxious faces in Vicky Flaherty’s kindergarten classroom at Hathaway School last week, but not for long. “It’s OK to be a little nervous on the first day of school, but on your first day you’re also going to make new friends,” Ms. Flaherty told her students last Thursday during kindergarten orientation,

A move to all-day kindergarten this fall could mean two additional classes at Nayatt School.

Will Barrington offer all-day kindergarten next year?

Wednesday, May 22. That’s when anxious parents should know for sure if Barrington Public Schools will offer all-day kindergarten next fall. School officials initially created a $144,000 placeholder in their budget allotting for the all-day program next fall, but have since said the program will likely cost more than $144,000 — “significantly more,” said Barrington

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Budget Commission backs continuing All-Day Kindergarten in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — If the money is there, and at this point it appears it will be, then East Providence will continue to offer students All-Day Kindergarten classes. The East Providence Budget Commission, at its meeting Thursday afternoon, Feb. 14, in City Hall, signaled it plans to keep the program intact for the 2013-14 school