In an interview, Mayor Elorza discusses why he believes that Principals and Teachers should be granted more control and how he wants students to leave high school with real-world skills.
What are Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs) and how critical are they to improving academic achievement of Latinos? This brief article defines HSI and shares some facts about the role they've been playing in academic achievement for Latino students.
City Year has been featured in a bright spots article by The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading for their work in helping pleasant view elementary school reduce chronic absence and increase reading and math proficiency.
This article by Jennifer Luden discusses Providence Talks; a city-run effort to narrow the gap in literacy proficiency between children in affluent families vs children in low-income households.
Providence Community Libraries want to know if your child is ready for Kindergarten. PCL is offering a free program called Ready for K for families where parents and children enjoy fun activities, engage in storytelling, Storyacting, science projects, and reading.
Fascinating blog on collective impact that reflects the hard work we've done together over the past few years!
Students ask public officials to take their three-mile walk to school with them on a chilly Monday morning in a creative and challenging attempt to share their experience and demonstrate why they students should not have to make this walk just to get to school and receive an education.
Michelle Novello, recognized in Providence Business News for her work in applying for grants that bring community organizations together; collaborating to stay alive and innovate.