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A year ago, 16-year-old Christian Rijos heard a surprising statistic: chewing an aspirin can increase a heart attack victim’s chance of survival by 30 percent. 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
The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging the state’s proposed high stakes testing requirement, the second suit in as many weeks, the ACLU announced Friday. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education has classified 20 schools in 16 school districts plus four charter public schools as “commended,” the highest possible classification. more
The Learning Community, a public charter school, and its sister organization, The Teaching Studio, have developed an innovative, successful model for helping children to become better learners in urban school districts with high levels of poverty. more
In a shared, 600-square-foot room in the East Bay Met School in Newport, the ambitious, business-focused education program known as FabNewport is entering its second year of operation. more
In the face of declining enrollment, Rhode Island’s aging school buildings are costing the state a lot of money to maintain, and could cost even more to fix, state education officials told lawmakers Tuesday. more
PROVIDENCE – Moses Brown School has partnered with The Compost Plant, a local startup that collects and composts food waste from Providence-based restaurants and schools. more
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
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