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Globalization has hit Rhode Island hard. Those manufacturing jobs that allowed my immigrant parents and generations of other Rhode Islanders the opportunity to raise their families in modest comfort … more
Each New Year, on January 1, we make promises to ourselves to start doing something good or stop doing something bad, either way on a personal and/or professionally level. Here’s a listing of … more
My time teaching children in post-Katrina Louisiana and watching them grow as the region slowly recovered had a profound effect on me that lasts to this day. As General Treasurer, I am pleased to … more
By REP. JOSEPH J. SOLOMON JR. For the past couple of years, we’ve all heard a lot about what we can do, what we’ve done and what we should be doing to make Rhode Island more … more
Recently the Warwick City Council passed a No Confidence resolution regarding several school administrators and criticized our School Committee’s decision not to publicly release the independent … more
Whenever you read something about how “our infrastructure is falling apart,” you probably picture potholes in the road, rundown sidewalks or rusted out bridges that are in need of repair. But, … more
The “zone of proximal development” is the difference between a student’s  developmental level and his or her potential growth after a period of instruction. Every teacher should understand … more
During one of the recent debates, to determine the Republican Presidential Candidate, Marco Rubio stated that “welders make more money than philosophers. We need more welders and less … more
Editor’s note: Jacob Marrocco, who has worked this summer as assistant sports editor, attended Tuesday’s School Committee meeting. Here’s how he viewed what took place. As I looked around … more
I always knew Pop-Pop was a Marine; it was just as much a part of who he was as being my grandfather. Ken Johnson jokes that he’s not home when I visit, preaches nothing is worth doing if it … more
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