April 19, 2021 - The Providence Teachers Union is running ads for the next three weeks on radio, Pandora and digital platforms, imploring school leaders to listen to teachers and parents about their solutions to fix the Providence public schools for the benefit of all Providence students.
April 6, 2021 - Hundreds of educators, students, families and other community allies will march Tuesday, April 6, from the Rhode Island Statehouse to the Rhode Island Department of Education, calling for specific programs that would bring real change and educational justice for Providence students. The Providence Teachers Union is sponsoring the march.
March 23, 2021 - The Providence Teachers Union membership voted overwhelmingly on a resolution declaring it has “no confidence” in the leadership of Providence Superintendent Harrison Peters and state Education Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green.
March 12, 2021 - The Providence Teachers Union issued today a point-by-point refutation of claims made by the two top education officials overseeing Providence public schools, saying there is “absolutely nothing” in the teacher contract to prevent the district from hiring a more diverse teacher workforce.
March 2, 2021 - Statements by Maribeth Calabro, president of the Providence Teachers Union, and Frank Flynn, president of the Rhode Island Federation of Teachers and Health Professionals, on Dan McKee taking over as governor.
August 31, 2020 - Statement by Maribeth Calabro, president of the Providence Teachers Union, on Gov. Gina Raimondo’s decision to reopen schools using a hybrid in-school/virtual learning approach and on the Aug. 31 expiration of the teachers’ contract.
August 12, 2020 - The Providence Teachers Union said Providence Public Schools should begin with distance learning no earlier than Sept. 14th. and is pleased the Governor and Commissioner listened to the two state teachers unions in their asking for a delay for the health and safety of students and educators
July 30, 2019 - The Providence Teachers Union released a report today that sets out guiding principles for a state plan to improve Providence Public Schools and recommends areas in which the union can immediately take a leadership role, to ensure a safe, healthy and welcoming learning and teaching environment.