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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.

 

Analytically written, this article by Lynn Arditi sheds light on the relatively recent improvement upon Rhode Island's poor high school graduation rates and the main topics discussed at the Providence Grad Nation Community Summit last month that could help the high school graduation rate increase to 90 percent.

Analytically written, this article by Lynn Arditi sheds light on the relatively recent improvement upon Rhode Island's poor high school graduation rates and the main topics discussed at the Providence Grad Nation Community Summit last month that could help the high school graduation rate increase to 90 percent.

Providence is recognized beside Baltimore, Denver, Miami, New York and San Antonio as examples of cities that are building evidence about the most effective and efficient practices, policies, and programs.

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