May 28, 2009

RI Educational Data, Courtesy of the Town of Barrington

Carroll Andrew Morse

Here is some of the information, provided to the public at last night's financial town meeting in Barrington, regarding various aspects of public education in Rhode Island cities and towns...




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Cumberland is solidly at the bottom of per pupil expenditures. And yet, they are solidly in the middle of both NECAP rankings. And also in % of students at college mastery levels, albeit with low percentages taking the AP exams. How can it possibly be that they are competitive while spending 1/5th less than the state average PPE? Barrington looks to be another embarrassment for those who believe that more money is the only solution to achieving academic excellence.

Posted by: chuckR at May 28, 2009 1:01 PM
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