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Current facilities updates to East Providence schools are on target to be completed

Current facilities updates to East Providence schools are on target to be completed

EAST PROVIDENCE — As part of an update offered to the East Providence School Committee at its Tuesday, Aug. 13, meeting, City Facilities Manager Ed Catelli and David Frieder, a senior project architect from the firm Symmes Maini & McKee Associates, made note of the construction work completed and in the process of being done

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Barrington school district forming full-day K task force

Barrington Schools Superintendent Michael Messore said Thursday night that he is fully committed to implementing full-day kindergarten in Barrington. Mr. Messore also told the school committee he wanted to build a task force that would study the full-day kindergarten issue and help construct a plan for bringing the program to Barrington in the 2014-15 school

BWEF grants support a wide range of programs including author and illustrator Grace Lin visiting the students at Guiteras School in 2012. Clockwise surrounding author Grace Lin from left, Samantha Martins, Erika Marshall, Tess Dugan, Zoe Mouligne, Ellery Sparkman, Rachael Ward and Lyla Pacheco.

BWEF funds more than $50,000 in grants

The students of Bristol and Warren received some good news this week, a boost in support for innovative programs and classes. The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) has awarded $50,408 in funding for the 2013-14 school year. The funds will support 25 grants that impact students in each of the Bristol Warren Regional School District’s

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Letter: Bristol Warren Education Foundation funds more than $50,000 in grants

To the editor: The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) is pleased to announce the awarding of $50,408 in grant funding for the 2013-14 school year. The funds will support 25 grants that will impact students in each of the Bristol Warren Regional School District’s (BWRSD) schools. The diverse array of programs presented by the BWRSD

Letter: Full-day kindergarten in Barrington still needs to be added this fall

To the editor: As you know, the motion to add funds to the budget to implement full-day kindergarten this fall was voted down at the Financial Town Meeting — 185 to 148. However, our community offered resounding support for the implementation of full-day kindergarten! The vote against the addition of funds to the school budget

John Cregan, shown at the financial town meeting, says officials need to remove the barriers and roll up their sleeves and find a way to get full-day kindergarten implemented this fall.

Barrington resident to officials: Let’s get full-day K done!

John Cregan has a message for Barrington officials: It’s time to roll up your sleeves, remove the barriers and find a way to get full-day kindergarten implemented this fall within the current budget. Mr. Cregan, a long-time resident of Barrington, attended the financial town meeting on Wednesday night and found himself feeling confused by some

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Barrington taxpayers vote down $633,000 increase; full-day K in doubt

An amendment to add $633,000 into the Barrington School Department budget and all but ensure the implementation of full-day kindergarten this fall came up 37 votes short on Wednesday night. A paper ballot vote at about 10 p.m. yielded two sets of numbers — one from each of the electronic counters located in the front

Letter: Full-day kindergarten restores important balance

To the editor: If you are like me, you are probably wondering whether full-day kindergarten is the right move for kids.  When I volunteered to sit on the All-Day Kindergarten subcommittee, this was my question too.  As a school psychologist, mother of two, and consumer of educational research, I wondered whether full-day or half-day was

Letter: Barrington kindergartners worth the $633,000 increase

To the editor: While I am not an educator, with training in curriculum development or education policy, I am a parent who takes an involved interest in her children’s education, as do most Barrington parents. Most of the members of the school committee, however, have impressive professional backgrounds in education, as does the school superintendent

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