Posts Tagged ‘district’

School District to Hire Consultant
to Conduct Space Needs Study

The Derry Cooperative School District has received one response to its Request for Proposals (RFP) for evaluating the district’s space needs, and will ask that responder to trim the projected cost. Superintendent Laura Nelson reported on the process at the March 25 School Board meeting. An evaluation of district resources and the possible closing of […]

Mixed Bag of Results on Derry School District Tests

The Derry Cooperative School District had a mixed bag of results on its final fall NECAP (New England Common Assessment Program) test. The district showed some percentages slightly above the state average and some slightly below. Though it’s the last NECAP for math, reading and writing, Mary Ann Connors-Krikorian, assistant superintendent for curriculum for Derry’s […]

School District Doing Well in Snow Expenses So Far

The Derry Cooperative School District is in good shape for snow removal, though the season is far from over, Business Manager Jane Simard told the board and television audience. Simard said at the board’s Tuesday, Jan. 14 meeting that the district does not hire out for its winter upkeep, but uses the staff it already […]

School District Working on Waiver from No Child Left Behind

The Derry Cooperative School District is doing its part to meet the requirements for a waiver for New Hampshire from the federal No Child Left Behind law. Under the waiver, the district, formerly a District In Need of Improvement (DINI), is moving from a “deficiency model” to a “support model.” The waiver will change the […]