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Superintendent Donnie Evans

Superintendent Donnie Evans In this third column I have some very positive news to report to the community, and I hope by the time this reaches the newsstands, you will all know that Im talking about the most recent state test scores released for Grade 3 through Grade 8 in Providence Public Schools. I am pleased to say there was considerable growth in Reading and Mathematics scores, and I am very proud of the improved performance of our students taking these tests, as well as the work of the entire District. On Tuesday, January 30th, the Governor and the Rhode Island Department of Education re-leased the test scores for the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP). This is the second year this specific test has been administered to students in Providence, a test developed in partnership with New Hampshire and Vermont. Last October, students in Grades 3 through 8 in Providence were tested. The writing test was given only in grades 3 and 8. At the time of this writing, our department of assessment was working to interpret more fully the impact of these scores on the District. However, some immediate conclusions can be drawn. First, as has been reported by mainstream press outlets, the [Full Story...]
















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2007 Computer Training Program for High School Students!!!
The Rhode Island Chapter of BDPA is recruiting high school students for it's hands-on computer training program. Participating students will receive quality instruction in basic programming concepts using the ASP programming language, web page design using HTML, database design and various topics in career development. These are skills that will prove valuable and can immediately be put to practical use. 4- 5 Qualified students will be selected from the training program to participate in the National [Full Story...]


Superintendent Donnie Evans
Superintendent Donnie Evans In this third column I have some very positive news to report to the community, and I hope by the time this reaches the newsstands, you will all know that Im talking about the most recent state test scores released for Grade 3 through Grade 8 in Providence Public Schools. I am pleased to say there was considerable growth in Reading and Mathematics scores, and I am very proud of the improved performance of our [Full Story...]










Sunday, 02/18/2007
Volume No.: 21
Issue: 5