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THE BRISTOL-WARREN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION'S request for a temporary restraining order against the Bristol-Warren Regional School District was denied Friday by a R.I. Superior Court judge.

Judge denies Bristol-Warren teachers union’s plea to not reopen schools in...

PROVIDENCE – A R.I. Superior Court judge denied Friday the Bristol-Warren School Association’s request to prevent the Bristol-Warren Regional School District from reopening for...
R.I. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION received a $10.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support the Ocean State’s efforts to rethink education and improve ways to serve students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

RIDE receives $10.9M federal education grant

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the R.I. Department of Education a $10.9 million grant to support the Ocean State’s efforts...
PROVIDENCE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT issued Wednesday a draft plan outlining health and safety initiatives in order to reopen schools in the fall.

Providence school district issues draft health plan to reopen schools

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public School District issued Wednesday its draft guidance on health and safety measures the district plans to implement for schools...
PROVIDENCE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT and the R.I. Department of Education unveiled Tuesday its turnaround plan to help the troubled school district.

PPSD’s turnaround plan includes performance goals, expanding training for teachers

PROVIDENCE – The new action plan to turnaround the Providence Public School District was released by the district and the R.I. Department of Education...
R.I. EDUCATION COMMISSIONER Angelica Infante-Green told the House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare Wednesday night that among the public school reopening plans being considered for the fall is having some students learn onsite at schools while others continue remote learning. PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

‘Hybrid’ learning model among school reopening plans being considered

PROVIDENCE – Officials from the R.I. Department of Education met with the House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare Wednesday night offering strategies on...
R.I. EDUCATION COMMISSIONER Angelica Infante-Green, is requiring all public-school districts to submit 'closure plans' to the R.I. Department of Education by March 19. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. education commissioner asking school districts to submit ‘closure plans’

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Education Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green, in a letter Thursday, is calling all public-school districts in Rhode Island to submit closure plans that...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Education and national nonprofit XQ Institute announced Tuesday that 20 Rhode Island high schools received grants as part of the XQ+RI Challenge to help reimagine local schools.

20 R.I. high schools receive grants from XQ+RI Challenge to reimagine...

PROVIDENCE – Twenty Rhode Island high schools received grant awards from the R.I. Department of Education and national nonprofit XQ Institute as part of...
RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION CEO and President Neil D. Steinberg speaks at a donors event in October. The foundation announced Friday that it awarded a record $56 million to approximately 2,000 area nonprofits in 2019. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation issues record $56M in grants to nonprofits in 2019

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation one-upped itself in helping the nonprofit community in 2019. The foundation announced Friday that it awarded $56 million in...

Providence Teachers Union president: Displacement notices ‘a little unexpected’

PROVIDENCE – Providence Teachers Union President Maribeth K. Calabro said Friday the displacement notices that about three dozen union members received earlier this week...

R.I. Foundation unveils 10-year plan, $1M commitment to improve public education

PROVIDENCE – Within the last two years, Rhode Island has started making the long journey to repair the public education system in the state. In...

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