The Stoughton Public Schools will be visited by a team from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education during the week of January 28, 2013 as part of a routine accountability review.
Tuesday, January 15
The following is a press release from the Stoughton Public Schools (learn more about the Accountability process here): The Stoughton Public Schools will be visited by a team from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education during the week of January 28, 2013. According to the Department, the purpose of this visit is to document steps that the school district has taken to improve student learning since its previous visit. School district officials have reported a number of innovations that they have made during the past few years. State official Eva Mitchell, manager of the Center for District and School Accountability said that the hope is that the review team members will represent an independent assessment of just how …
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