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Once again America's school children are back in the classroom, and what were once normal expectations about the prospective educational experience of any given student are no longer guaranteed. Modern education is far afield from the plans of teaching more
By MERI R. KENNEDY FUN-raiser for RI schools The RI Shriners will be hosting a FUN-Raiser for R.I. Schools on Sept. 19, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. All R.I. schools can win cash for their school. The top two schools with the most adult attendees will receive more
A survey was recently published by the Rhode Island Department of Education, which asked more than 113,000 teachers, parents and students from grades 3-12 from across each district in the state questions pertaining to school pride, school anxiety and more
To the Editor: The very enlightening Beacon article A plan to revive Warwick Schools" (8/8/17) by Brandon Pearson was well thought-out with many fine suggestions aimed at improving our students' education. I would agree with many of them but not all of" more
To the editor: It has been over a year since several of us with better taste and an eye for what is proper and decorous publicly called for the removal of Westport’s insidious “fork in the … more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Applications for Cranston Explorer Program Applications for the Cranston Police Explorer Program are now being accepted! Our program is open to young adults ages 15 to 20, who have completed 8th grade, and will give Explorers the more
To the Editor: When I think of Pawtucket I think of the Gamm Theatre, Slater Park and McCoy Stadium. The home of the Pawtucket Red Sox; it's been their home for the last 60 years. And now there's talk about moving them to a different place, perhaps out more
Brown University recently labeled Columbus Day “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.” To each his own! I admire Columbus, but I also believe that Native Americans suffered even worse … more
It’s difficult to describe pain. I tried. “It’s somewhere near there,” I said pushing my hand on my back below the belt line, “it’s constant, although it’s not as bad sometimes as … more
Eric Medeiros Memorial Foundation at Spain Restaurant There will be a fundraiser for the Eric Medeiros Memorial Foundation at Spain Restaurant (2nd floor) on Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person. There will be passed hors durves, more
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