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School committee chairman Bob Shea, shown during a candidate forum, said he would not commit to a budget compromise with the committee on appropriations.

Barrington school officials still analyzing NECAP scores

Barrington school officials still analyzing NECAP scores

Paula Dillon is digging deep. The school’s director of curriculum and instruction is “desegregating” all the scores from the recent round of the New England Common Assessment Program exams in an effort to better understand why some local students struggled on the tests while others excelled. Ms. Dillon has been analyzing the information since the


Portsmouth NECAP scores well above state average

PORTSMOUTH — Although Portsmouth students once again scored well above the statewide averages in the latest round of New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) testing, school officials say there’s still room for improvement. Results from the fall 2012 NECAP tests, given to students in grades 3 to 8, and 11, indicated that overall, Portsmouth students held


Warren schools show big leap in science scores

Students at two Warren schools  showed marked improvement in their science scores in a recent round of state testing, according to figures released Thursday by the state Department of Education. Kickemuit Middle School and Hugh Cole Elementary students each showed “statistically significant” improvements in their NECAP science test scores, administered earlier this year, compared with