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A piece of literature publicized by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation entitled Transcending Boundaries: Forging a New Era of Leadership and Impact quotes Teresa Guaba from the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet while she talks about how all members of the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet will benefit from Boundary Spanning Leadership Program training at Robert Wood Johnson's Center for Creative Leadership.

Read about how the Providence Talks initiative is taking on "the word gap" between the rich and poor.

Providence Community Library will be offering a two-year ready for K program at six of its nine branches thanks to a $250,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences through the National Leadership for grants intiative.

An interesting article written by Erika Christakis about how education inequality is holding us back as a nation and why this becomes a multi-dimensional issue for all of us, not just one group of citizens. 

Thought-provoking article by Linda Borg regarding a Rhode Island student project: "design a school that meets your needs" The partnership will include the Innovation Factory, run by Saul Kaplan, founding partner of the Economic Development Corporation; Youth in Action, a Providence youth group; and the state Department of Education.

Providence is one of 20 cities selected by the Lumina Foundation for effort to increase the number of residents with post secondary degrees.

 

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