Closer to a new federal K-12 education law

Melanie Anderson   •  
The long overdue reauthorization of the nation’s overarching federal education law, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), better known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), appears to...

Pleasant surprise hidden in another bad ranking of R.I.

Providence Journal   •  
The index, created by Opportunity Nation -- a coalition of business owners, educators and community leaders -- measured economic mobility and found Rhode Island lags its neighbors because of its high unemployment and poverty rates and the large number of residents ages 16-24 who are out of school and not working.

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