PPSD is currently under the control of the R.I. Department of Education and Gov. Gov. Gina Raimondo previously said that her goal is to reopen public schools for in-person learning on Aug. 31. Gina… ... A lag in state contact tracing has led East Providence Public Schools to take matters into its own hands. Based on the latest COVID-19 data for the City of Providence, Providence Public Schools will start the school year with a partial reopening that offers in-person learning for all elementary grades and a combination of in-person and distance learning for other grades. On Friday, July 31, the Providence Public School District published “Reopening Strong,” a 75-page reopening plan for the 2020-21 school year. Gina Raimondo’s decision to reopen schools using a hybrid in-school/virtual learning approach and on the Aug. 31 expiration of the teachers’ contract: REOPENING SCHOOLS. PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public School District has launched a website to provide families, students and the community with crucial information about the reopening of city schools next month. PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public School District issued Wednesday its draft guidance on health and safety measures the district plans to implement for schools to reopen in the fall after closing in-person learning in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Friday is the deadline for school districts across Rhode Island to submit their reopening plans to the state Education Department for review and revision. PROVIDENCE -- The Providence Public Schools will open Sept. 14 with in-person classes for all elementary grades and a combination of in-person and … The plan calls for health and safety protocols to cope with the coronavirus and presents four options for schools. Reopening North Providence Public Schools 2020-2021. by npadmin | Jul 24, 2020 | News | 0 comments 4 days ago. Reopening Strong: A Message From Superintendent Harrison Peters Dear Providence Schools Community, When I was hired to lead the Providence Public School District (PPSD), I was honored to be signing up to partner with the Rhode Island Department of … Pictures surfaced on social media of schools in the Providence Public School District with dirty air conditioning units, water damage on the walls and floors, and rodent droppings in classrooms. Statement by President of Providence Teachers Union On Reopening Schools and Expiration of Teachers’ Contract. The Providence Public Schools Monday issued plans to reopen at the end of the month following the abrupt closure in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, posting a draft, 75-page proposal, called “Reopening Strong”. ReopenPVDSchools.org features summaries of key plan elements, including health and safety, transportation and academics, the district said. PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Statement by Maribeth Calabro, president of the Providence Teachers Union, on Gov. August 31, 2020. The report analyzes key aspects of the educational experience in R.I. public schools during the pandemic and provides a full picture of the reopening status in the state's 36 districts. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Friday is the deadline for school districts across Rhode Island to submit their reopening plans to the state Education Department for review and revision.