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Barrington teacher’s dismissal ‘good and just’ says education commissioner

Barrington teacher’s dismissal ‘good and just’ says education commissioner

Rhode Island Commissioner of Education Deborah Gist recently ruled against an appeal filed by former Barrington High School teacher Kelly McKenney, who was fired in 2011 after she allegedly helped two students cheat on an exam. Ms. Gist released the decision on Tuesday morning, Sept. 4, clearly backing Barrington school officials who first placed Ms.

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Barrington School Committee seeks community participation in subcommittees

Implementation of Barrington Public Schools’ recently adopted 2012-2017 strategic plan is underway and local officials are once again looking for community participation in the process. A press release issued this week states that Barrington School is extending an invitation to the Barrington community for participation in new subcommittees that will facilitate implementation of strategic plan.

Director of Administration and Finance Ron Tarro (right) and Superintendent Michael Messore will meet with the appropriations committee next week.

Barrington School Committee approves $46.1 million budget

The Barrington Public Schools’ proposed fiscal year 2014 operating budget is heading to the appropriations committee. The school committee unanimously approved the $46.1 million spending plan Thursday night, one week after the public received its first look at the proposal. Director of Administration and Finance Ron Tarro provided a quick recap of the document at

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Barrington schools seek $1.05 million budget increase

The public received its first glance at the school district’s proposed fiscal year 2014 operating budget Thursday night, a $46.1 million spending plan that includes a $1.058 million net impact to taxpayers. Director of Administration and Finance Ron Tarro said the budget includes an overall spending increase of about $1.415 million, or 3.17 percent. While

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Barrington School Committee to review facility use policy

The Barrington School Committee will take another look at a use of school facilities policy approved last year. School committee member Paula Dominguez broached the topic at a meeting Thursday night. The policy spells out a fee structure for the use of various school facilities by different groups. Previously, the policy classified users into three

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Barrington vaccination clinic is Jan. 23

The Rhode Island Department of Health and Barrington Public Schools will host a vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Vaccinations for pneumonia, Tdap and the flu will be provided by The Wellness Company. The clinic is open to individuals 6 months old and older. The clinic will run from 4 to 7 p.m. There is

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