Updates on the Return to School 

Ask Larry & Bob LIVE: An all-member virtual town hall

This will be a webinar-style town hall with your questions answered and some member spotlights. Watch this space for the registration link coming August 3! 

RIDE creates "Back to School Rhode Island website

back2schoolri.com will apparently house all the LEA return plans and future updates on health and safety.

Go to backtoschoolri.com 

Reopening RI Back to School Guidance 

Governor Raimondo and Commissioner Infante-Green announced on June 19, 2020 reopening guidance for the 2020-21 school year.

Districts are expected to submit multiple plans - a full return, full distance learning, and a hybrid plan - by July 17, 2020. 

Unified Calendar

Rhode Island schools will have a unified calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. 

Statewide calendar

COVID-19 is tough, but we're tougher

NEA has put together a website with advice for engaging students online, strategies for maintaining support for the most vulnerable, words of encouragement, ways to alleviate stress and avoid burnout, and more.

Ask Larry and Bob

Have a question? Larry and Bob have answers. Submit your questions to bit.ly/asklarryandbob and NEARI President Larry Purtill and Executive Director Bob Walsh will answer them amid a recorded weekly discussion on education topics of the day. 

Ask Larry and Bob is recorded weekly on Mondays. View episodes on our YouTube Channel Playlist. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel! 



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