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RIDE develops early-warning system for early dropout intervention

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education released an updated early-warning system that will identify students who are at risk of dropping out of...
R.I. EDUCATION COMMISSIONER Angelica Infante-Green, is requiring all public-school districts to submit 'closure plans' to the R.I. Department of Education by March 19. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. education commissioner asking school districts to submit ‘closure plans’

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Education Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green, in a letter Thursday, is calling all public-school districts in Rhode Island to submit closure plans that...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Education and national nonprofit XQ Institute announced Tuesday that 20 Rhode Island high schools received grants as part of the XQ+RI Challenge to help reimagine local schools.

20 R.I. high schools receive grants from XQ+RI Challenge to reimagine...

PROVIDENCE – Twenty Rhode Island high schools received grant awards from the R.I. Department of Education and national nonprofit XQ Institute as part of...

Five Questions With: Neil D. Steinberg

Neil D. Steinberg, CEO and president of the Rhode Island Foundation, helped introduce a 10-year long-term education plan called “Chart a Course, Stay the...

RIDE, Community Design teams to hold Community Day

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education and the Community Design teams will host a Community Day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3...

Twin River Worldwide Holdings donates $25K to education fund

PROVIDENCE – Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc. has donated $25,000 to the Fund for Rhode Island Public Education to be invested in teacher pipeline...

Water main break closes Toll Gate High School for a week

WARWICK – A water main break Feb. 8 forced the closure of Toll Gate High School and the Warwick Area Career & Technical Center...
THE WARWICK CITY Council Monday approved a $56 million bond referendum to be placed on the November ballot to finance repairs to 17 elementary and middle schools, including Warwick Vets Memorial Middle School, pictured, in the city. / COURTESY WARWICK VETERANS MEMORIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL

Warwick City Council approves $56M bond measure for school repairs

WARWICK – Voters in the city will decide in November on a bond referendum to make needed repairs to area elementary and middle schools. The...

Mass. firm SchoolWorks to conduct reviews of 22 low-performing R.I. schools

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education has hired a Massachusetts firm to conduct reviews of multiple schools across the state that have been...
RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION CEO and President Neil D. Steinberg has had 'very preliminary' talks with local leaders about saving the Industrial Trust Co. building, also known as the 'Superman' building, according to The Boston Globe. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Globe: R.I. Foundation head had ‘preliminary’ talks about saving Superman building

PROVIDENCE – Discussions about potentially saving Rhode Island’s tallest – and currently vacant – skyscraper have surfaced once again. Rhode Island Foundation CEO and President...

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