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By ROBERT DELANEY and CHARLES KELLEY As the price tag of postsecondary education continues to rise and outstanding student debt now amounts to $1.4 trillion, it's critical to ensure Rhode Island parents and students have access to smart college financing more
By BRANDON PEARSON One thing is certain when it comes to the outcome of our school system - one way or another, we will become a national case study, and we are the only ones who can determine how that case study will play out. On Oct. 6, US News and more
To the Editor: Concerning the disgraceful events that took place with the NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem, it is quite evident America is not happy. The NFL should remember standing is for the National Anthem. Kneeling is for remembering more
My brother-in-law stood back, looking at the nearly completed house. It was a shared dream that took root last year as a tree house. Emails bounced between the kids and the grandkids. Initially it was not much more than a platform in one of the many more
We want to make one thing very clear about the ongoing teacher contract impasse, which has now persisted over one month into the third consecutive school year since the last contract expired in August of 2015. We're all getting pretty sick of this, and more
By TIM McCANDLESS For nearly 110 years, the Narragansett Council Boy Scouts of America (NCBSA) has provided experiences that build character while creating young leaders and good citizens for as many boys as possible in Rhode Island, Southeastern more
Police are ramping up efforts to make crosswalks safer, and this is exactly the right thing to do. more
Currently in Congress, the Republicans are working on a tax reform plan. Like juggling glass vials of nitroglycerin, in this volatile realm of the national economy, a misplaced hand can cause the nation's finances to blow up. Since the beginning of the more
By REV. HARRY RIX For several days I have been tuning out media coverage of flood victims of Harvey, Irma and Maria. I am sick of hearing about floods. But I watched the DemocracyNow! news broadcast, available online, and could not remove my eyes from more
To the Editor:Retired teacher Jeffery Miner’s letter, “Teachers made up the Union” (Beacon 9/14/17), facetiously questioned my knowledge that the teachers constitute the union. Let … more
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