Education

Gobernadora visito escuela en Providence

Providence – La gobernadora Gina Raimondo y el presidente de Nortek Michael Clarke visitaron la escuela 360 de Providence Raimondo fue recibida por el superintendente Christopher Maher y los estudiantes que estaban emocionados por su visita. La donación de escritorios de pie por las compañías Ergotron y Nortek fueron bien recibidos por los estudiantes. Estos escritorios son buenos para la salud de nuestros alumnos ya que lo mantienen de pie durante el periodo de clase y en movimiento. Muchas cosas grande está pasando en las escuelas de Rhode Island gracias a la colaboración entre el sector público y privado.
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Community

LANGEVIN ANNOUNCES 2016 HIGH SCHOOL ART COMPETITION

WARWICK, – For the 16th consecutive year, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is hosting the Rhode Island Second Congressional District High School Art Competition. High school students who reside in the Second District are eligible to compete for a grand prize trip to Washington, DC, a college scholarship and the honor of having their work hang in the Capitol for one year beginning in June.   Every high school-aged student who lives in the Second District can submit one piece of art, which can fall into any of the following seven categories: paintings, drawings, collages, prints, mixed media, computer-generated art and photography.…
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Education

Mayor Elorza Announces Overhaul of School Department Central Office

Plan Shifts Resources into Schools, Supports Teachers and Principals PROVIDENCE, RI - Mayor Elorza today convened school administrators and officials to announce the overhaul to the Providence Public School Department which moves staff out of central administration and into schools, where they will better support teachers and administrators, and restructure positions within the central office to better support students, parents and schools. "We have answered the call to action and overhauled central administration to better support our students, parents, and schools," said Mayor Elorza. "These changes bring Central Office into the 21st century and better enable the School Department to…
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Education

Respuesta del College Board en el anuncio de SAT, PSAT que hizo la gobernadora Raimondo

Rhode Island - La gobernadora Gina Raimondo anuncio que su propuesta de presupuesto proporcionaría fondos para que todos los estudiantes de las escuelas públicas en decimo y undécimo grado presenten el SAT y el PSAT gratis. Antes, solo algunos estudiantes, sin importar cuán talentosos, llegaban a tomar el SAT durante el fin de semana. Ahora, comenzando en el 2017, los estudiantes de Rhode Island presentarán el SAT durante el horario escolar -- el cual estudios demuestran tiene un gran impacto en el acceso a una carrera universitaria. El nuevo SAT evalúa las pocas cosas que los estudios demuestran son claves…
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Education

The College Board on Governor Raimondo’s SAT/PSAT announcement

RHODE ISLAND STATEMENT By Cyndie Schmeiser, Chief of Assessment, College Board Created by ImageGear, AccuSoft Corp. "Today, Rhode Island's Governor Gina Raimondo announced her budget proposal would provide all 10th and 11th grade Rhode Island public high school students with free SAT and PSAT in 2017. Previously, only some students, no matter how talented, made it to an SAT administration on the weekend but in 2017 Rhode Island's students will take the SAT during the school day, which evidence shows has a deep impact on college access. The redesigned SAT measures the few things research shows matter most for readiness.…
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Education

Raimondo’s Jobs Plan includes Free SAT and PSAT for Students

PROVIDENCE, - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today met with students at Smithfield High School to preview one of her Jobs Plan priorities - making the SAT and PSAT free for public high school students. She was joined by Education Commissioner Ken Wagner, Representative Joseph McNamara, and Senator Stephen Archambault. "This is about leveling the playing field and increasing access to opportunities to help Rhode Island's kids succeed," Raimondo said. "Providing these tests for free is about equity - this ensures that all students, regardless of economic circumstances, can use these tests to consider higher education opportunities. We need more students…
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Education

Raimondo to Preview Education Budget Priority at Smithfield High School

PROVIDENCE, - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by Education Commissioner Ken Wagner, Representative Joseph McNamara and Senator Stephen Archambault, will preview one of her budget priorities at Smithfield High School on Monday, February 1, 2016. The Governor's budget will make significant investments in growth to build a new economy where we attract and grow high-skill, high-wage jobs. One of the Governor's key focus areas is investing in education and workforce development to build the skills Rhode Islanders need for success in 21st century industries. On Tuesday, February 2, Raimondo will submit her budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2017.
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Reed, National Park Service, & Stakeholders Meet to Map Out Next Steps in Creation of Blackstone Valley National Historical Park

PAWTUCKET, RI – After years of hard work to establish a new national historical park in the Blackstone River Valley, Senator Jack Reed’s (D-RI) Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act was signed into law last month. Senator Reed says the bill signing was a significant milestone, but more work remains. Today, Senator Reed and National Park Service officials gathered at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, across the street from Slater Mill, to convene a meeting with state officials, community representatives, and interested stakeholders to begin laying the groundwork for determining the scope of the park’s boundaries and developing…
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Community

AT&T Lanza campaña de Alfabetización Digital You

Rhode Island – La secretaria de estado Nellie Gorbea y Patricia Jacobs Presidenta de AT&T Nueva Inglaterra lanzaron la campaña oficial de educación en la escuela East Providence High School. Secretaria de estado Nellie Gorbea Los estudiantes observaron varios videos y escucharon de la portavoz oficial de la campaña digital, Nellie Gorbea Secretaria de Estado en Rhode Island. Gorbea estará viajando por el estado para alfabetizar digitalmente a nuestros estudiantes. Patricia Jacobs Presidenta de AT&T Nueva Inglaterra Digital You es el programa integral de AT&T, que ofrece herramientas, consejos, aplicaciones y orientación así como eventos educativos y comunitarios para que…
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Iglesia Católica no quiere renovar contrato de alquiler a escuela Charter

Rhode Island – Diócesis de Providence no quiere renovar el alquiler del edificio donde se encuentra las escuela Charter Blackstone Valley Prep en Cumberland. El Obispo Thomas Tobin, estamos perdiendo estudiantes en nuestras escuelas Católicas. No continuáremos rentando nuestro edificios a escuelas Charters ellos son nuestra competencia. 22 escuelas Católicas cerraron mientras 22 Charters abrieron en Rhode Island.
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