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How members spent their summer

August 31, 2016 - From fundraising to training, NEARI members worked this summer for the benefit of educators and students.

Computer upgrades will slow state retirement system

Starting May 9, the Employee's Retirement System of Rhode Island (ERSRI) will undergo a computer upgrade which may affect online activity.

NEA applauds Supreme Court decision to affirm collective bargaining

NEA President: Stripping public employees of their voices ‘is not what our country needs.’

NEARI president reacts to commissioner's legislation

NEARI President Larry Purtill reacts to Commissioner Wagner's proposals with a cautionary tone.

Members step up to the season of giving

Members have reached out to needy students through the Children's Fund since 1985. During the holidays, their generosity is overwhelming.

No Child Left Behind is left behind

Thanks to members’ unprecedented, year-long advocacy on behalf of students, the era of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) finally ended when President Obama signed the Every Child Succeeds Act (ESSA) December 10. Students and educators lived with the unintended consequences of the failed NCLB for more than 14 years, including an over-emphasis on standardized testing.

Educators urge Congress to end NCLB

NCLB - No Child Left Behind - is the federal education law that has imposed unrealistic mandates on states for the last 14 years. Specifically, its "test, blame, and punish" approach tied federal education aid into standardized test performance. Now, thanks to members' activism, both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives are poised to make significant improvements.


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