The Mansfield school system was recently honored by the College Board,
The Mansfield school system was recently honored by College Board's 2012 AP District Honor Roll for expanding access to Advanced Placement (AP) curriculum and maintaining or improving the percent of students scoring three or higher. With the news on AP classes, how to do rate the education your children are getting in Mansfield? Tell us in the comment section.
If the Mansfield School system can receive a state grant, then full-day kindergarten may be a reality next school year.
Mansfield Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Hodges told the school committee on Tuesday that a full-day kindergarten program at the Robinson Elementary School may be a real possibility, if Mansfield can get a grant from the state government. Hodges said the grant would give the Robinson School $60,000 for the fiscal year 2012-2013. The funds would be given as a means to prepare and buy necessities for starting a full-day program. “We are looking at this as an opportunity,” said principal Kate Kristenson. “It’s a transition grant to in fact set up classrooms, to get materials etc.” The state will be giving out $910,000 in these grants for such a purpose. Currently, there is a morning kindergarten program which can be then supplemented by…