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East Providence School Committee backs redistricting plan

By   /  April 15, 2014  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The first part of what is likely to be a testing equation to solve in the city’s middle schools was passed by a slim margin as the East Providence School Committee during a special session called for Monday evening, April 14, voted to accept the redistricting plan presented by Superintendent Kim Mercer […]

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East Providence School Committee tables talk on split middle school academic teams

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The sticky situation of attempting to eliminate split academic teams at the middle school level in the city was addressed to a point Tuesday night, April 8, during the most recent East Providence School Committee meeting held in the City Hall Chamber. Superintendent Kim Mercer and Assistant Superintendent Julie Motta presented the […]

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School Committee plans public forum on issues, tour of facility at East Providence High School

By   /  January 16, 2014  /  Government & Politics, News, Schools  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — In an effort to maintain some transparency and to involve the public in the process, the East Providence School Committee, at its meeting Tuesday night, Jan. 14, announced it would conduct an open forum on the status of improvements to the structure of East Providence High School. The forum is tentatively scheduled […]

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Mercer officially takes over East Providence School Superintendent reins on March 25

By   /  March 18, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Kim Mercer will officially take charge of the East Providence School System as the new superintendent on Monday, March 25, School Committee Chairman Joel Monteiro has confirmed. Mr. Monteiro and the rest of the five-member committee last week formally approved Ms. Mercer’s hire as the new superintendent of schools, ending an 18-month […]

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East Providence School Committee approves Mercer as new superintendent

By   /  March 13, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — As expected the East Providence School Committee approved the hire of Kim Mercer as the new superintendent of schools at its meeting Tuesday night, March 12, setting the stage for the Budget Commission to give its formal nod on the hire in two weeks. Ms. Mercer comes to East Providence after spending […]

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East Providence School Committee likely to offer initial approval to new superintendent

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

East Providence Schools Superintendent Kim Mercer is requesting the Budget Commission approve the hiring of a permanent Director of Pupil Personnel for her department.

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its Tuesday, March 12, meeting, the East Providence School Committee is expected to give initial approval to the hiring of J. Kimberly Mercer as new Superintendent of Schools. The measure is on the Committee’s Tuesday night docket and is likely to be passed. With the Budget Commission having served notice of […]

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East Providence School Committee approves revamped school closing plan

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Schools  /  2 Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Less than a week after his initial plan to close Oldham Elementary School in the Riverside section of the city was overwhelmingly panned by residents, Interim East Providence Schools Superintendent Dr. John DeGoes presented a revamped proposal to the School Committee Tuesday night, Jan. 29, which the governing body passed by a […]

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Parents rail against possible closing of East Providence’s Oldham Elementary School

By   /  January 23, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Schools  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — As expected emotions ran high Wednesday night, Jan. 23, at a special public hearing conducted by the East Providence School Committee in the Riverside Middle School auditorium on the topic of the possible closure of the James R.D. Oldham Elementary School located on Bullocks Point Avenue. The three-plus hour session featured another […]

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Oldham parents: ‘Don’t close our school’

By   /  January 10, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Schools  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Public comments were both caustic and constructive during a discussion of the proposed closing of the James Oldham Elementary School at the first East Providence School Committee meeting of the new year held Thursday night, Jan. 10, in the City Hall Chamber. The microphones on the dais weren’t working due to technical […]

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East Providence City Council, School Committee set first meetings of New Year

By   /  January 3, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Schools  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — New Year’s Day having fallen on the first Tuesday of January, the East Providence City Council and School Committee needed to shuffle the dates of their initial meetings to begin 2013. The Council, which would have met this past Tuesday under normal circumstances, moved its first meeting of the year to Jan. […]

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