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By SANDRA CANO and ANA B. QUEZADA Providing access to a quality public education is a primary responsibility of policymakers and elected officials. All children are entitled to a quality education no matter their race, socioeconomic status, or zip code. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Nearly a year after the pandemic first forced the closure of school buildings and a move to distance learning, Cranston's school system is poised to welcome back all students in grades two through eight for five-day classroom more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE While some members expressed concern over the length of the proposed freeze, the City Council on Monday unanimously backed a resolution calling on the General Assembly to approve a three-year moratorium on charter school expansion in more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The School Committee on Monday approved an amended version of Superintendent Jeannine Nota-Masse's initial $171.9 million budget plan for the coming year, redirecting roughly $69,000 to provide increased compensation for athletics more
By ARDEN BASTIA Rhode Island College had plans to close the Henry Barnard School this year, an institution that has educated elementary students pre-k to grade five for the past 122 years. That's not going to happen thanks to the efforts of Henry more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Early state aid projections - should they hold - would necessitate a significant increase in Cranston Public Schools' requested contribution from the city in the coming fiscal year, Superintendent Jeannine Nota-Masse told the School more
To the Editor: While many Rhode Island students have adequately weathered the storm of school interruptions of this past year, some of the most vulnerable students have not. The current educational uncertainties, coupled with the ongoing pandemic, have more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Cranston Public Schools students and staff returned to classrooms on a hybrid schedule Tuesday, more than a month after moving to full distance learning amid the new surge of coronavirus cases. During a brief update as part of more
By ALEX SPONSELLER After seeing the fall season cancelled outright, middle school sports will return for an abbreviated winter season. Schools will be allowed to offer boys and girls basketball, with practices beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Games will more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The ability to ensure needed staffing levels will determine whether the city's school buildings can reopen for in-person instruction starting Jan. 4, Superintendent Jeannine Nota-Masse told the School Committee on Monday. "e;It really more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE As COVID-19's new surge rages on, Cranston Public Schools on Monday announced that all of the district's buildings are moving to full distance learning from Dec. 10 through at least Jan. 4. "e;We are seeing a surge in cases in our more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE What began as a plan to move two Cranston schools to full distance learning last week became a district-wide shift based on the inability of administrators to guarantee needed staffing levels, Superintendent Jeannine Nota-Masse told more
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