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Ernest Almonte, adjunct lecturer of public policy, is running for the Rhode Island General Treasurer.

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Adjunct lecturer of public policy talks General Treasurer race

April 22, 2014 0 comments

Ernest Almonte, adjunct lecturer of public policy, is currently running for the office of Rhode Island General Treasurer.

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Bill proposes African-American history curriculum

March 11, 2014 0 comments

The commission, named for the year enslaved Africans were first documented to have arrived in Rhode Island, would create a comprehensive curriculum.

The Providence Student Union protested the NECAP’s supposedly experimental nature yesterday, with members of the organization donning whiskers, ears and guinea pig masks as a statement against the Rhode Island Department of Education policy.

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Operation Guinea Pig: Providence students protest NECAP

January 30, 2014 0 comments

Members of the Providence Student Union gathered yesterday at the Statehouse to protest the New England Common Assessment Program.

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Providence establishes education nonprofit

September 26, 2012 0 comments

Legislative leaders announced this summer a $100,000 budget appropriation to fund the nation’s first partnership between labor and education management officials. The initiative United Providence, or UP!, which was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) organization, has created a unique collaboration between the Providence Teachers Union and the Providence Public School District designed specifically to improve the city’s lowest-performing schools.