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Two Barrington schools see drop in NECAP science scores

By   /  September 24, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

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The Barrington School District showed a decrease in proficiency among students taking the New England Common Assessment Program science test. The Rhode Island Department of Education released its NECAP science scores Monday, with Barrington showing a proficiency rate of 65.6-percent. That’s a decrease of 6.7-percent since the tests were instituted in 2008. The NECAP tests […]

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Barrington school officials still analyzing NECAP scores

By   /  March 5, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

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

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 […]

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