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State seeks new use for Providence’s Shepard Building

PROVIDENCE – The state is looking for ideas for future uses of the landmark Shepard Building.  Unlike a Request for Proposals, which results in a...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Education received a $10 million U.S. Department of Education grant to help hire mental health professionals and counselors in four local school systems.

State receives $10M federal grant to further support mental health initiatives...

PROVIDENCE – The state has once again became the beneficiary of a multimillion-dollar federal grant to support mental health initiatives within local schools. State elected...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Education has been awarded a four-year, $7.2 million Project Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education federal grant to expand mental health services in the Chariho, East Providence, Newport and Warwick school districts.

State receives $7.2M federal grant to further address mental health in...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education has been awarded a four-year, $7.2 million Project Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education federal grant to...
THE PROVIDENCE CAREER and Technical Academy was one of only six schools in the Providence Public School District to show improvement in its star rating from 2019, according to R.I. Department of Education data. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE CAREER AND TECHNICAL ACADEMY

Are you satisfied with the pace of improvements in the state-run...

A state report released on Dec. 16 found that 31 of the Providence Public School District’s 40 schools have a two-star rating or lower,...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Education will provide 13 school systems a food truck each as part of the department’s new $1.6 million Menu for Success Student Food Truck Initiative. R.I. Education Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green, fifth from right, presents check in support of initiative to students and district leadership at the Warwick Area Career and Technical Center. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

13 school systems to receive food trucks via RIDE’s new ‘Menu...

PROVIDENCE – Thirteen local school systems will receive food trucks as part of the R.I. Department of Education’s new $1.6 million Menu for Success...
JOSEPH R. PAOLINO JR., former Providence mayor and managing partner for Paolino Properties LP, says he's disappointed that the city is not moving forward with the plan for him to donate the former St. Joseph's Hospital building to the city for it to be converted into a new school. /PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

‘Disappointed’ Paolino looks to sell St. Joseph’s building after education leaders...

PROVIDENCE – Two years ago, developer Joseph R. Paolino Jr. wanted to give back to the city he once oversaw as mayor by providing...
THE PROVIDENCE CAREER and Technical Academy was one of only six schools in the Providence Public School District to show improvement in its star rating from 2019, according to R.I. Department of Education data. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE CAREER AND TECHNICAL ACADEMY

RIDE’s school ratings show mixed results across R.I.; Providence schools struggling

PROVIDENCE – It is close to a 50-50 split across Rhode Island regarding schools that are performing at a high level and those that...
ALAN SHAWN FEINSTEIN Elementary School at Broad Street, pictured, and Carl G. Lauro Elementary School were identified late Tuesday as the two Providence public school buildings that will close next year due to their age and poor physical conditions. / COURTESY GOOGLE INC.

Providence’s Feinstein Elementary, Lauro Elementary to close next year

PROVIDENCE – Alan Shawn Feinstein Elementary School at Broad Street and Carl G. Lauro Elementary School were identified late Tuesday as the two city...

RIC to waive test score admission requirements for education students

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College students soon won’t have to meet standardized test score requirements to enroll in RIC’s teacher preparation program. The pilot program...
TWO PROVIDENCE SCHOOLS will close next year due to their poor physical condition, although it is currently unclear which buildings will close.

Providence school district: Two ‘crumbling’ school buildings will close next year

PROVIDENCE – Two “crumbling” schools within the Providence Public School District will close next year as part of a plan to increase the number...
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