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School District Asking Parents to Take Surveys on Effectiveness of Programs

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is working on a new program evaluation process as part of its five-year strategic plan, and is looking for residents to fill out surveys to provide feedback.

"The new process is the basis and catalyst for curriculum renewal, and ensures that our academic programs and instruction are comprehensive, innovative, sustainable and effective," Dan Silvia, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, said in a release.

The process, according to the release, allows leadership and stakeholders in the district to critically review the existing curriculum in a collaborative way, and make informed decisions about how effective it is. From the surveys, the release said, teachers will be able to examine content and instructional strategies to determine if the curriculum meets the needs of students and expectations of the community.

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A large part of this, the release said, is gathering information from stakeholders about current programs. The district is asking parents to provide feedback on certain programs through a survey process.

All information is anonymous, and will only be used to analyze current practices and identify areas that might need to be improved.

To access the surveys, click here. They will remain open until June 30.

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