Rhode Island

Rhode Island

April 30, 2015

State Plan Submissions and Drafts

October 17, 2017

Since April 3, a number of states have submitted their ESSA implementation plans to the U.S. Dept. of Education. Here’s a compiled list of the state plan submissions and the most recent draft versions states have released so far. Approved Plans Arizona: Final Plan Approved (9/6/17) Connecticut:...

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RI Dept. of Ed. Seeks Feedback on State’s ESSA Plan

July 31, 2017

Rhode Island Department of Education is seeking feedback on state’s draft ESSA plan.

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RI Dept. of Ed’s Deputy Commissioner of Teaching and Learning Discusses ESSA

June 8, 2017

In an interview with the Providence Journal, Mary Ann Snider, the Rhode Island Department of Education’s deputy commissioner for teaching and learning, discussed how ESSA brings back local control. Regarding state interventions in low-performing schools, “We don’t have a lot of evidence that a state...

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Fordham Experts Raise Concerns over WI’s ESSA Plan

June 7, 2017

In an interview with the Providence Journal, Mary Ann Snider, the Rhode Island Department of Education’s deputy commissioner for teaching and learning, discussed how ESSA brings back local control. Regarding state interventions in low-performing schools, “We don’t have a lot of evidence that a state...

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RI Dept. of Ed Hosts Series of Forums

May 8, 2017

The Rhode Island Department of Education has been hosting a series of forums to get public feedback on the state’s ESSA plan. Deputy Commissioner for Teaching and Learning Mary Ann Snider said discussions have focused on “goals, accountability and report cards; supports for educators and...

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RI Dept. of Ed Seeks Feedback from Stakeholders

April 26, 2017

The Rhode Island Dept. of Education is seeking feedback from stakeholders at a public forum on recommendations for the state’s draft ESSA plan. Comments can also be submitted online until May 15.

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RI Convenes Committee to Help Guide Process of ESSA Implementation in State

July 19, 2016

The Dept. of Education announced it will be convening a Committee of Practitioners to help guide the process of implementation of ESSA in the state. The group will meet monthly to give the Department team “input on high-level questions concerning ESSA, to serve as liaisons...

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Releases State ESSA Primers

May 16, 2016

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s primers include individual state by state accountability system fact sheets, which detail each state’s current accountability system, what could change under ESSA, and what to be asking state leaders. See details about your state here.

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