R.I. students demonstrate knowledge with mandatory projects

For the first time, all graduating Rhode Island seniors this spring must demonstrate what they've learned, not only by standardized testing, but via two state-mandated performance-based assessments, such as presenting a portfolio of their work spanning all four years of high school or completing a senior project. "It really ramps up the meaning of senior year" and better prepares students for college and work, said English teacher Kevin Blanchard of the performance-based assessment construct.

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