Tag Archives: Special Education

Letter: Why Portsmouth left special ed collaborative

Note: This is a transcript of remarks made by School Committee Vice Chairwoman Emily Copeland at the committee’s Nov. 5 meeting. It refers to a Nov. 3 meeting of the Newport County Regional Special Education Local Advisory Committee, at which Superintendent of Schools Ana Riley talked to parents about the reasons behind Portsmouth’s withdrawal from

Portsmouth Superintendent of Schools Ana Riley (standing at right) fields questions during the Newport County Regional Special Education Local Advisory Committee meeting at the middle school Monday night.

Portsmouth’s pullout from regional special ed angers parents

PORTSMOUTH — About 90 people, most of them parents of children enrolled in special ed classes, crowded the middle school library Monday night, demanding to know why the Portsmouth school district is withdrawing from the Newport County Regional Special Education Program. Parents said they’re worried about possibly losing services for their children, and expressed frustration with

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Commission approves Crudele as new East Providence Schools Director of Pupil Personnel

EAST PROVIDENCE — As expected Thursday afternoon, June 27, the Budget Commission approved the hiring of a permanent Director of Pupil Personnel of East Providence Schools with Eileen Crudele being named to fill the post. Ms. Crudele follows Superintendent Kim Mercer from Pawtucket where she was an administrator for over 12 years and was most

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