Updates and Events

Our plans for safely reopening schools put communities first. We are hosting a series of events to connect students, parents, and educators with top educational and public health and safety experts to ensure our communities have the information they need to be ready for the 2020-2021 school year.

Updates

Read weekly updates from RIDE Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green here.
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Safety in Schools for Our Students

An Update from Commissioner Infante-Green
As you know, the Governor announced this week that the state is giving our school leaders the option of shifting high schools to their limited in-person plan after Thanksgiving for two weeks. We’re keeping pre-k, elementary and middle schools open because our families deserve this learning option.

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Collaboration is Key

An Update from Commissioner Infante-Green
As the Rhode Island Education Operations Center (EdOC) Outreach Team continues to travel around our state meeting with school leaders, school nurses, custodians, educators, and other members of the PreK-12 community, we have seen a great sense of appreciation and ingenuity as they collect challenges, lessons learned, successes, and perhaps most importantly, best practices.

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What Students Teach Us

An Update from Commissioner Infante-Green
“From pre-school to high school, our students are showing resilience, responsibility, and respect for one another, and we are incredibly proud of them.”

These words from an opinion article recently authored by our eight East Bay superintendents really jumped off the page when I read them. This sentence captures exactly how I feel, especially as I visit school after school across our state. Our students are showing us, the adults, how to adapt and thrive during challenging times.

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