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  • Editorial: A boost for small business - The Providence Journal
    published on Fri, 24 Nov 2017 22:09:04 GMT
    Editorial: A boost for small businessThe Providence JournalIn most cases, that puts a spotlight on the policies emanating from the governor's office and the General Assembly, as well as the Department of Business Regulation and the state's economic development arm, the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. But ...and more »...
  • RI Education Commissioner Wagner on track for new contract - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
    published on Sat, 04 Nov 2017 23:33:51 GMT
    WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsRI Education Commissioner Wagner on track for new contractWPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsPROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – It looks like Rhode Island Education Commissioner Ken Wagner will be sticking around for a few more years. The R.I. Council on Elementary and Secondary Education has scheduled a vote for Tuesday to reappoint Wagner and ......
  • Boosting reading proficiency is aim of RI education forum - The Providence Journal
    published on Thu, 02 Nov 2017 23:31:10 GMT
    The Providence JournalBoosting reading proficiency is aim of RI education forumThe Providence JournalWith state education Commissioner Ken Wagner calling literacy “the civil-rights issue of our time,” educators brainstormed ways to boost proficiency at the crucial third-grade level, a goal of Gov. Gina Raimondo. PROVIDENCE, R.I. — State education ......
  • State education board members slam charter school's admission violations - The Providence Journal
    published on Wed, 08 Nov 2017 04:54:49 GMT
    The Providence JournalState education board members slam charter school's admission violationsThe Providence JournalKeith Oliveira, executive director of the Rhode Island League of Charter Schools, speaks on behalf of the charters at a meeting of the state Council on Elementary and Secondary Education on Tuesday. The meeting was held at the Rhode Island School for ...and more »...
  • Highlander Charter School objects to 'underperforming' rating by RI education officials - The Providence Journal
    published on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 22:18:30 GMT
    The Providence JournalHighlander Charter School objects to 'underperforming' rating by RI education officialsThe Providence JournalPROVIDENCE, R.I. — The head of the oldest independent charter school in Rhode Island said she is dismayed that her school was characterized as underperforming in the latest review by the state Department of Education. The state agency recommends ...and more »...
  • After-school STEM programs inspire kids to keep learning - PBS NewsHour
    published on Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:57:29 GMT
    PBS NewsHourAfter-school STEM programs inspire kids to keep learningPBS NewsHourAt an after-school STEM club in Rhode Island, students are working on an engineering challenge -- because they want to be. The low-stakes, fun environment offers time for exploration when resources or hands-on activities may be in short supply during ...and more »...
  • RI public college funding will be tied to performance - The Providence Journal
    published on Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:57:51 GMT
    The Providence JournalRI public college funding will be tied to performanceThe Providence JournalPROVIDENCE, R.I. — New funding for Rhode Island's three public college will now be linked to how they perform on a series of targets, part of a national effort to hold higher education more accountable for increasing graduation rates and producing ...and more »...
  • How to Fool the Public, One Education Test At A Time - NewBostonPost (blog)
    published on Wed, 15 Nov 2017 20:25:04 GMT
    NewBostonPost (blog)How to Fool the Public, One Education Test At A TimeNewBostonPost (blog)That's the situation in Rhode Island, which is adopting/buying from Massachusetts educational test items based on Common Core's standards called PARCC (which stands for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers). Only many ......
  • Scott MacKay Commentary: Let's Expand National Service Opportunities - Rhode Island Public Radio
    published on Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:19:17 GMT
    Rhode Island Public RadioScott MacKay Commentary: Let's Expand National Service OpportunitiesRhode Island Public RadioMaybe it's time to expand national service opportunities for young people. National service could be linked with education. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo proposed a free tuition plan for the state's three public colleges. The legislature approved a ......