U.S. DOJ, U.S. Attorney offices reach settlement with Providence schools to ensure opportunities for ESL students

PROVIDENCE – A settlement was reached Monday between the U.S. Attorney’s Rhode Island District office, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the Providence Public School District, in which the school district will provide English-language services to the city’s approximately 8,000 students who lack fluency in English. The agreement was reached after a…

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