Rhode Island

Warren Simmons argues that trust-based partnerships—backed up with some important ground rules—can avoid the need for wholesale firings at troubled schools.
April 28, 2010 – Education Week
The National Governors Association is undertaking an effort with Kansas, Louisiana, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington state to help develop high-quality early childhood education systems.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
The proposal sparked national debate on school turnarounds, drawing fire from teachers’ unions and praise from President Obama.
March 10, 2010 | Updated: May 6, 2016 – Education Week
No more than half the teachers at Central Falls High School in Rhode Island would be hired back under the controversial moved.
March 3, 2010 – Education Week
Since 1851 the school had been for elementary students, but it is scheduled to start teaching 9th graders in the next academic year.
January 27, 2010 – Education Week
Few districts have tried to connect their systems to professional development, teacher promotion, and compensation.
December 16, 2009 – Education Week
Deborah A. Gist has told districts to work to eliminate teacher-assignment practices based on seniority when their collective bargaining agreements come up for renewal this year.
November 4, 2009 – Education Week

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