Category Archives: education

Ed Commissioner talks about critical race theory

Ed Commissioner talks about critical race theory

Rhode Island’s education commissioner says the discussion about critical race theory focuses on what she calls “cultural responsiveness and sustainability”, and rather than being politicized, should be an opportunity to learn and move forward together.MORE

CCRI president gets new 3-year contract

CCRI president gets new 3-year contract

State higher education officials have approved a new three-year contract for Community College of Rhode Island President Meghan Hughes despite opposition from the faculty union. MORE

National teachers’ union chief goes to bat for Providence schools

National teachers’ union chief goes to bat for Providence schools

By Steve Klamkin WPRO News The head of one of the nation’s largest teachers unions came to Providence Wednesday, pressing for a course correction in the rocky relationship between the teacher’s union in the capital city and the state, which has been running the school district. Randi Weingarten, President of the 1.3 million-member American Federation…MORE

Massachusetts schools step up efforts to vaccinate students

Massachusetts schools step up efforts to vaccinate students

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts school districts are stepping up their efforts to vaccinate eligible students before the end of the school year. Nearly 300 students signed up for Worcester’s first at-school COVID-19 vaccine clinic Tuesday at Worcester Technical High School, The Telegram & Gazette reported. Clinics are scheduled for Wednesday at North High School and…MORE

Providence public schools superintendent asked to resign

Providence public schools superintendent asked to resign

Rhode Island Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green has asked the superintendent of the Providence public schools to resign over his hiring of an administrator now charged with assault, a spokesperson said Wednesday. MORE

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