A new computer science initiative, Computer Science for RI, to help every public school in Rhode Island teach computer science classes by December 2017, was launched Monday by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo.
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The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday filed charges against the R.I. Economic Development Corp. and its bond underwriter Wells Fargo Securities, alleging fraud that stems from a 2010 municipal bond offering to finance the now-defunct video game company 38 Studios LLC.
Rhode Island ranks eighth out of 18 states evaluated for the health of their charter public school movements, according to a report by the Washington, D.C.-based National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.