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Schools

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Rhode Island Earns C-minus on 'Best, Worst School Systems' List

Rhode Island Earns C-minus on 'Best, Worst School Systems' List

Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont were in the top 10 of WalletHub’s "Best and Worst School Systems" list. Rhode Island was No. 31.
18 Barrington Scholars Receive Scholarship Awards

18 Barrington Scholars Receive Scholarship Awards

The Community Scholarship Fund of Barrington (CSF) presented 18 Barrington students with scholarship awards to defray the cost of post-secondary tuition.
Barrington School Comm. Member Appointed Principal at EG Private School

Barrington School Comm. Member Appointed Principal at EG Private School

A resident of Barrington, Fuller is a parishioner of St. Luke's Church in that town where he serves as Lector and member of the Bishop Hickey Council of the Knights of Columbus.
Barrington High School is Tops in Rhode Island Again

Barrington High School is Tops in Rhode Island Again

School ranks 440th nationally.
Barrington's Roberts is American History Teacher of the Year

Barrington's Roberts is American History Teacher of the Year

The Bristol Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution announced Mary Roberts of Barrington has won the 2014 RI DAR Outstanding Teacher of American History Award
Despite Improved State Testing Scores, 1,800+ RI Seniors at Risk of Not Graduating

Despite Improved State Testing Scores, 1,800+ RI Seniors at Risk of Not Graduating

The latest state assessments show improvement in test results and graduation rates, though many seniors are in danger of not meeting graduation requirements.
Virtual Classes to Offset Snow Days?

Virtual Classes to Offset Snow Days?

One Massachusetts high school gave it a try.
'Outreach' Session Offers RIDE's Take on Common Core State Standards

'Outreach' Session Offers RIDE's Take on Common Core State Standards

Approximately 125 people attend the session in the Barrington High School auditorium Tuesday night.
'Rest of the Story' on Common Core to Follow 'Outreach' Session

'Rest of the Story' on Common Core to Follow 'Outreach' Session

Stop Common Core RI organizers to present a separate information session in the Barrington High School cafeteria at approximately 8:30 pm.
Outreach Session on Controversial 'Common Core' Tonight

Outreach Session on Controversial 'Common Core' Tonight

The Barrington Education Foundation is hosting officials from the state education department in the high school auditorium.
School Committee Again to Tussle With Budget, Common Core

School Committee Again to Tussle With Budget, Common Core

The agenda for the Barrington School Committee meeting tonight, Jan. 23, includes more input on the 2014-2015 budget and the Common Core State Standards.
'Common Core Outreach' Session Coming to Barrington

'Common Core Outreach' Session Coming to Barrington

State education department and Barrington school officials will provide their take on the Common Core State Standards next week at the high school.
Effort to Slow Down on Common Core Gets Boost in State House

Effort to Slow Down on Common Core Gets Boost in State House

School Committee member Scott Fuller, part of Stop Common Core RI group in Barrington, applauds introduction of legislation to create panel to evaluate its implications.
School Committee Rebuffs Critics, Reaffirms Support for Common Core

School Committee Rebuffs Critics, Reaffirms Support for Common Core

The Barrington School Committee votes 4-1 to continue its implementation of the Common Core, despite growing criticism of the standards in the state and across the country.