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East Providence School Committee talks high school, pool, Common Core at meeting

East Providence School Committee talks high school, pool, Common Core at meeting

EAST PROVIDENCE — It wouldn’t be an East Providence School Committee meeting of late if the on-going topic of improvements to East Providence High School wasn’t discussed, so the board’s Tuesday, Feb. 11, gathering followed form with talk of the delayed opening of the new science lab as well as a few other elements. The

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Resident Kathy Crain said Barrington teachers had been relying too heavily on worksheets associated with the Common Core, and that the standards may have appeared one way in theory, but were being delivered in quite a different fashion.

Barrington crowds turn out for Common Core forums

Two meetings focused on the same subject — Common Core State Standards — yielded far different results on Tuesday night. At 7 p.m., the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) hosted a forum on the background and benefits of the Common Core in the Barrington High School auditorium, while a parents group met in the

Education officials will be in Barrington tonight to discuss the Common Core State Standards and answer questions from the public. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

Barrington will host forum on Common Core tonight

The Barrington Education Foundation and Barrington Public Schools are sponsoring an information session on the new Common Core State Standards tonight, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. The forum will be held in the Barrington High School auditorium. The Common Core State Standards, which were adopted by Rhode Island in 2010, have been discussed and debated

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Barrington schools aim to balance technology and teaching

Barrington Superintendent of Schools Michael Messore had a notepad on the table in front of him. Next to it was his smart phone and his brand new tablet, and on the wall across from his desk was 40-something-inch flatscreen television that was linked directly with the district’s computer network. Mr. Messore uses his tablet during

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Barrington schools hire interns to help with kindergarten

The Barrington School Department recently hired three interns who are already assisting teachers in local kindergarten classrooms. Barrington Superintendent of Schools Mike Messore said the new hires are a testament to a promise that he made last spring. During last year’s budget talks, a number of local parents had requested the implementation of a full-day

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