Rhode Island Federation of Teachers and Health Professionals http://ripr.org en Teachers Plan Protest of Raimondo Fundraiser http://ripr.org/post/teachers-plan-protest-raimondo-fundraiser <p>Unionized teachers plan to protest a fundraiser being held to benefit State Treasurer Gina Raimondo this afternoon Thursday.&nbsp; Providence Mayor Angel Taveras also attracted protestors during a fundraiser earlier this week.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Raimondo is slated to start her day with a speaking appearance sponsored by Brown University&rsquo;s Office of Women and Medicine in Science. The topic for the talk is: &ldquo;Making an Impact: How to Think Strategically and Get Results.&rdquo;</p><p></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 12:26:36 +0000 Ian Donnis 22267 at http://ripr.org Teachers Plan Protest of Raimondo Fundraiser Union Applauds Freeze on Using Test Scores in Teacher Evaluations http://ripr.org/post/union-applauds-freeze-using-test-scores-teacher-evaluations <div style="margin:0;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">Rhode Island teachers are breathing a sigh of relief now that state Education Commissioner Deborah Gist has postponed the inclusion of test scores on teacher evaluations for a year. </span></font></span></font></span></div><div style="margin:0;">&nbsp;</div><div style="margin:0;"><p>Student results on the New England Common Assessment Program were supposed to be folded in to teacher evaluations starting this school year. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:45:42 +0000 Flo Jonic 20689 at http://ripr.org Union Applauds Freeze on Using Test Scores in Teacher Evaluations