Updated February 26 at 8:50pm
Secondary Education
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State recently received a $30,000 Amgen Foundation Grant to develop and implement a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics curriculum into the mentoring agency’s site-based programming. more
Achievement First will open its second elementary school, Achievement First Iluminar Mayoral Academy, in August, serving students from Providence, North Providence, Cranston and Warwick. more
Beacon Charter High School for the Arts will begin offering instruction in grade six starting this fall at its new Founders Academy Middle School. more
Rhode Island has implemented tools to help at-risk students and also has created a statewide model for teacher evaluations, just two of numerous accomplishments achieved in compliance with the $75-million Race to the Top grant awarded in 2010. more
1What is the top priority educators need to focus on in terms of getting high school students ready for the workforce? Educators must focus on preparing and delivering challenging coursework that … more
Elana Rosenberg recently joined United Way of Rhode Island’s Community Investment team as senior project manager, where she will manage the Rhode Island Afterschool Plus Alliance. She also oversees UWRI’s portfolio of learning initiatives outside the classroom, as well as manages UWRI’s public-policy efforts, resource development and quality-improvement activities, among other responsibilities. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she will nominate five members to the state Board of Education, four of whom are new. more
WalletHub ranked cities with the most and least efficient spending on education, and Providence ranked near the bottom of the list at No. 79. more
A five-girl team from Lincoln School, known as the Rhapsodians, earned third place for their app – “Rhapsocks!” – in the Samsung Mobile App Challenge. more
Deborah A. Gist, Rhode Island’s commissioner of elementary and secondary education since 2009, is leaving to become superintendent of the Tulsa, Okla., school district. more
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