Updated November 28 at 6:25pm
Secondary Education
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Rhode Island’s results are in for the PARCC, standardized testing that replaces the NECAP, and show room for improvement, according to Ken Wagner, commissioner of elementary and secondary education. more
A report from the National Council on Teacher Equality regarding how states are evaluating teachers says Rhode Island should develop compensation structures that recognize teachers for their effectiveness. more
Coventry High School’s Regional Career and Technical Center has been awarded a $198,000 state grant to partner with General Dynamics Electric Boat to train students for jobs at EB. more
Rhode Island’s Board of Education has approved a five-year strategic plan intended to better prepare students across the public education system and make the state more competitive. more
Kendra Borden, an English teacher at Samuel Slater Junior High School, has been named Rhode Island’s 2015 Milken Educator Award winner. more
(Updated 3:21 p.m.) A new poll shows that the majority of Rhode Islanders think the state spends too little on road and bridge maintenance and that they also want the Pawtucket Red Sox to remain in Rhode Island, but they do not want to be taxed on either initiative. more
(Updated 1:08 p.m.) The Warwick school district has hired Philip D. Thornton, Cumberland’s superintendent of schools, to lead its public school system. more
A $1.1 million U.S. Department of Labor grant has been awarded to YouthBuild Providence to provide at-risk young Rhode Islanders education and job skills. more
Participation rates on advanced placement exams increased by 7 percentage points compared with the previous year, according to the R.I. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. more
Central Falls public schools will be the first in the state to implement the COPsync911 alert system, which allows staff to send an immediate and silent alert to all other staff, the local law enforcement dispatch center, all patrol cars and on-duty law enforcement officers, in the event of an emergency. more
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