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RIDE launches task force to analyze, address COVID-19 impacts on learning

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education announced Feb. 10 that a new task force, called the Learning, Equity and Accelerated Pathway Task Force,...

R.I. Department of Education launches 2021 SurveyWorks statewide initiative

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education has launched the 2021 SurveyWorks initiative, which collects feedback from students, families and educators about school culture...
UNITED WAY OF RHODE ISLAND has launched a five-year, $100 million strategic plan to create transformative change in the state, including improving racial equality and creating a nonprofit association.

United Way of R.I. launches 5-year, $100M investment plan to create...

PROVIDENCE – Improving racial equality in Rhode Island, creating more affordable housing across the state, increasing reading proficiency in local children and out-of-school time...

ACCESS results show low proficiency of multilingual learners across R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Less than 4% of multilingual learners across Rhode Island are achieving English-language proficiency, according to results from the R.I. Department of Education’s...
PROVIDENCE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT announced Tuesday that it will move all schools to remote learning from Dec. 21 through Dec. 23.

Providence school district to go remote learning for 3 days before...

PROVIDENCE – The public schools district for the city on Tuesday announced that it will move all instruction online from Dec. 21 through Dec....
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Education announced Monday a modified school schedule that allows students to return to school after the Christmas break on a staggered basis.

School schedule allows R.I. students to return after Christmas break on...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education announced Monday it has updated its school calendar to allow students to return to school in January...
THE NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION of Rhode Island's executive committee voted unanimously Monday to ask Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to close all school buildings and move learning to online starting Dec. 11 through Jan. 4, 2021.

NEARI asks Raimondo to move all learning to remote through Jan....

CRANSTON – The National Education Association of Rhode Island announced Tuesday that its executive committee voted unanimously on Monday to call on Gov. Gina...

R.I. Department of Education launches stateside educational access portal

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education has launched EnrollRI, a statewide educational access portal for students and families, Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green announced...
CLASS LEADER: Middle school teacher Jana Gasboro helps a student at St. Mary’s Home for Children in North Providence. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Social-service organizations finding ways to stay essential, even in hard times

Providing essential services to those with disabilities can be challenging in the best of times. But as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted life for many people,...
PAPER PACKET: Ashley Breault helps her daughter Maria do her kindergarten work. Breault had to pick up the homework at her daughter’s school, Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Central Falls, after her daughter’s teacher had to go on medical leave and was replaced by a long-term substitute teacher. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Shortage of substitute teachers plagues some schools

Ashley Breault wasn’t sure what was happening those first few days of school in September. For a week, her 5-year-old daughter Maria didn’t have a...

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