SOUTH KINGSTOWN â€“ With an expansion of the Access to Excellence policy at the schools underway, the school committee discussed its progress so far as it is adapted to the middle school and overall student population at Tuesdayâ€™s meeting.
JAMESTOWN â€“ Charlene Tuttle moves among the short desks in her science class at the K-4th grade school on Melrose Avenue, encouraging and guiding her charges with cheerful positive reinforcement.
To get their attention, she says, â€śFace me; body towards me. Youâ€™ll be sharing [the materials]. Thanks, kids, for listening!â€ť
Later she says â€śNice job!â€ť when one responds correctly to a question.