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Rhode Island Earns C-minus on 'Best, Worst School Systems' List

Rhode Island Earns C-minus on 'Best, Worst School Systems' List

Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont were in the top 10 of WalletHub’s "Best and Worst School Systems" list. Rhode Island was No. 31.
Woonsocket to Hold Free Meal Program For Needy Children This Summer

Woonsocket to Hold Free Meal Program For Needy Children This Summer

Meals will be free to all children age 18 and under. There's no application or registration required.
Woonsocket School Committee Approves Full-Day Kindergarten

Woonsocket School Committee Approves Full-Day Kindergarten

A move to cut the program in 2010 to save money backfired.
Charter School Proposed in Woonsocket

Charter School Proposed in Woonsocket

The Rhode Island Mayoral Academies submitted an application to open the school.
Feds Give RI Schools $93K for Healthier Lunches

Feds Give RI Schools $93K for Healthier Lunches

The funding was part of $25 million distributed nationwide by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Full-Day Kindergarten Decision Still up in the Air

Full-Day Kindergarten Decision Still up in the Air

State officials want more information before moving forward.
Despite Improved State Testing Scores, 1,800+ RI Seniors at Risk of Not Graduating

Despite Improved State Testing Scores, 1,800+ RI Seniors at Risk of Not Graduating

The latest state assessments show improvement in test results and graduation rates, though many seniors are in danger of not meeting graduation requirements.

Superintendent Hints at 'Higher Level' After Latest WMS Water Flush

School Board member says rusty water problem is only camouflaged.
Flash Mob Serenades Globe Park Teacher

Flash Mob Serenades Globe Park Teacher

Well-wishers show support as Tammy Lamberto Roy prepares for cancer treatment in Boston.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
Woonsocket Graduation Rate Lags Behind State

Woonsocket Graduation Rate Lags Behind State

Woonsocket High School has made improvements, but just about two-thirds of students ultimately graduate.
Woonsocket High Competing for Nation's Best Football Rivalry

Woonsocket High Competing for Nation's Best Football Rivalry

Vote for one of 5 pairs of local high schools in the national competition.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
RI Students Perform on Average Nationally

RI Students Perform on Average Nationally

Eighth- and fourth-graders ranked in the middle of the road in both reading and math when compared with students across the country.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.