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By DANIEL WALL The United States Department of Education (DOE) is worried about Rhode Island’s testing participation rates. In December, Rhode Island and 11 other states were notified that they … more
To the Editor: On Jan. 7, Matt Bower posted the article, “Virtual high a choice for students,” which announced the school committee’s approval of the use of Virtual High School (VHS) … more
To the Editor: Two words: “Political Correctness!” It’s taking away our traditions, values and our right to express our opinions. Imagine, a New York City elementary school principal … more
Not surprisingly, Philip Thornton’s reorganization plan for Warwick schools, which he released without of fanfare (no press conference, no press release, no photo op on the steps of Aldrich or … more
To the Editor: The Lifestyle story in the Dec. 29 issue, “All aboard for a glimpse of RI’s many railroads,” brought to my mind all the many years of living next to the railroad … more
To the Editor: Make no mistake about it America, our country is totally divided on all fronts. There is no “middle ground” anymore on all issues. There used to be a term in the … more
I am a long-time business owner and resident of the city of Cranston. I am writing to express my concern about the recent discussion and the pending decision to initiate tolls throughout the state of … more
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
In the movie “The Sixth Sense,” Bruce Willis’ character Dr. Malcolm Crowe walks around blind to the fact that he has met his demise. Similarly, many of the candidates for the Republican … more
Now that the world’s largest lottery jackpot has been won, we can go back to reality and cease dreaming that we’re going to beat the odds of one to 175 million. Or can we? I’ve never bought … more
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