Ri Department of Education http://ripr.org en How the state spent $335,500 in Race to the Top funds http://ripr.org/post/how-state-spent-335500-race-top-funds <p>Here’s the Rhode Island Department of Education’s newly minted <a href="http://rigm.ride.ri.gov" target="_blank">tool</a> for comparing school performance.</p><p>The website graphs both proficiency rates on annual state tests of English and Mathematics and individual score changes from one year to the next. Education officials call it “the Rhode Island Growth Model Visualization Tool.”</p><p>Starting next year, the state will start keeping track of growth data for individual teachers and classrooms.</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 19:00:26 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 8420 at http://ripr.org