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A new progress report on student learning in city schools shows improvement in graduation rates and the dropout rate in 2012-13 and reflects administrative commitment to making more progress. more
The Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded a $3 million three-year grant to the Providence Public School District to create two new high schools in the city modeled on the philanthropy organization’s school-design principles. more
Many of Rhode Island’s school districts receiving the highest level of funding per student are among the districts with the lowest return on investment, according to an analysis of 7,000 districts nationwide by the Center for American Progress. more
On the heels of lawmakers’ postponement of use of the NECAP standardized testing as a graduation requirement, Rhode Island’s education commissioner has told school superintendents the NECAP will not be administered in the fall in math or reading in any grade. more
Thirty-one percent of Rhode Island public schools have been classified in the lowest performance categories, compared with 25 percent last year. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee on Thursday honored Scituate High School, Park View Middle School in Cranston, and Calcutt Middle School in Central Falls at a Statehouse ceremony for implementing educational energy programs to heighten awareness and promote efficiency and conservation. more
David Moscarelli, a science teacher and digital-portfolio coordinator at Ponaganset High School in the Foster-Glocester Regional School District, has been named 2015 Rhode Island Teacher of the Year. more
Next Generation Learning Challenges, a nonprofit dedicated to encouraging educational innovation through applied technology, will award up to $450,000 to the Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy high school that will launch in Cumberland this fall. more
Two Rhode Islanders will be honored among more than 50 Global Enterprising Educators and Global Young Entrepreneurs receiving awards at the 2014 Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Gala. more
Five Rhode Island public schools will take part in a regional conference in Norwood, Mass., focused on strategies to improve teaching and learning. more
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