Providence Schools announce new school times
The proposals are being announced before they are passed to ensure a smooth opening for schools. The new times will be voted upon as part of the new teacher contract which is currently being negotiated.
At the end of this past school year, Providence School Board passed a change to its transportation policy.
The changes provide free RIPTA bus passes for approximately 900 more high school students by shortening the walk distance to 2.5 miles instead of three miles.
With this change, the high schools are going to be separated into two tiers of start and end times to accommodate the additional students.
Here is the schedule laid out by Providence Schools.
|School(s)||Regular Day Schedule||Shortened Day Schedule|
| Alvarez HS
|7:50 a.m. – 2:35 p.m.||Fridays, 7:50 a.m. – 1:10 p.m.|
| Juanita Sanchez Complex
Mt. Pleasant HS
|7:50 a.m. – 2:35 p.m.||Wednesdays, 9:15 a.m. – 2:35 p.m.|
| Central HS
|8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.||Wednesdays, 9:55 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.|
||8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.||Fridays, 8:30 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.|
There will also be changes to the times of two elementary schools as a result of the new
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