Power is being restored to most of RI customers following this weekend's snow storm. The State Senate votes on nominees for the new Board of Education. These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.
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Relations appear tense between the Rhode Island Federation of Teachers, one of two teachers’ unions in Rhode Island, and State Education Commissioner Deborah Gist.
Gist sent a letter to Superintendents at the end of January reminding them that state regulations require staffing decisions to be based on performance, rather than the number of years a teacher has been on the job, a practice common in many schools.