Making Rhode Island public schools great for every child!

April 4, 2004
CCRI part-time faculty votes to unionize with NEARI
Show of support was overwhelming

March 24, 2014
NEARI calls for end to student testing
Enough of NECAP, hold on PARCC

March 20, 2014
NEARI PACE throws support to Reed, Pell, Cicilline and Langevin
First endorsements in 2014 election

December 17, 2013
Union members fill minds and spirits
2013 NEARI Children's Fund Gingerbread Express

April 30, 2013
RI teachers issue stinging indictment of Commissioner Gist
85% of teachers believe her contract should not be renewed

April 24, 2013
Chariho teachers offer School Committee $600,000
Giveback would preserve programs, save taxpayers

December 11, 2012
Union members send home the holidays
Gingerbread Express rolls December 12

December 7, 2012
NEARI leaders to Gist: evaluation model not ready
Teacher evaluation tool not fair, accurate, or consistent

October 12, 2012
Chariho committee airs differences in public
School Committee publishes Labor Board documents

September 27, 2012
Passages: Jerry Egan

September 4, 2012
Teacher unrest over school committee actions in Chariho
NEA Chariho fights salary cuts

August 28, 2012
NK workers refute superintendent, school committee
ESP leaders set the record straight

August 27, 2012
Unions fight North Kingstown privatization move
Contract with private company motivated by politics, not money

March 28, 2012
Teachers send formal appeal to commissioner
Dissatisfaction with evaluation timeline shows

March 5, 2012
Fighting for their colleagues' jobs
South Kingstown teachers show their force

December 21, 2011
Union members frustrated at lack of pension information
Treasurer's office short on answers

October 27, 2011
Education union head asks legislators to wait for the facts
President Larry Putill testifies at State House pension hearing

February 22, 2011

NEARI stands up for Wisconsin workers

President Larry Purtill calls fight 'historic'

March 1, 2010

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January 19, 2010 

'Race to the Top' needs further work

Association will work collaboratively on next round

November 2, 2009

U.S. Education Secretary listens to NK ESP members

First visit nationwide with school support staff

September 16, 2009

East Providence teachers call pay plan a 'stunt'

Evaluation language in contract not open to bargaining

September 1, 2009 

East Providence teachers say ‘no’ to extra time, money

EPEA members approve ‘PRIDE’

August 18, 2009 

Bristol-Warren teachers settle contract

Teachers, School Committee ratify on same day

July 7, 2009

East Providence in national spotlight

Motion against School Committee passes NEA Representative Assembly

For more local news, visit NEARI local association websites by district.

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