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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
A behavioral-health intervention program for Woonsocket students kicked off with six weeks of training this summer and is expanding to West Warwick in the fall as a way for educators and health providers to team up to help at-risk youth. more
A $75 million federal Race to the Top grant has enabled Rhode Island to complete initiatives ranging from refining teacher evaluations to implementing user-friendly data systems, according to a report issued by the education commissioner late Monday. more
WOONSOCKET – Mount Saint Charles Academy next fall will expand its current seventh- through 12th-grade structure to begin accepting sixth-grade students. more
Rhode Island students improved their SAT scores on both mathematics and reading, and while scores are below the national averages, state officials said they represent improvements and narrow the achievement gap among students of color. more
People’s Credit Union has named 13 students to its third Youth Advisory Board, a program the institution uses to help “the credit union better understand the needs and perspectives of today’s youth and their finances.” more
Toray Plastics (America) Inc. gets a lot of workers from the University of Rhode Island, so when company executives became aware of the school’s need for new engineering facilities, helping out seemed a natural fit. more
Public education in Rhode Island is strongest in school spending and standards that ensure accountability, but weakest in K-12 student achievement, according to the 2014 edition of Education Week’s Quality Counts report. more
PROVIDENCE – Trinity Repertory Company and the Providence Public Library are collaborating for the first time with TRRPL PLAY, a program for high school students looking for performance and playwriting opportunities. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, the Board of Education and the R.I. Department of Education have appointed a 17-member working group to manage the Educator Autonomy Project. more
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