Topic: Education

Kupetz ’19.5: In defense of the Brown Incarceration Initiative

Op-eds, Opinions

Kupetz ’19.5: In defense of the Brown Incarceration Initiative

September 19, 2018 0 comments

When The Herald published my article, “In Favor of the Brown Incarceration Initiative,” alongside Jeremy Pontbriant’s beautiful article, “A Testament to the Power of Education in Prison,” a few weeks back, I did not expect to write this reply.

Nagayoshi: Consider teaching — especially if you’re a student of color

Op-eds, Opinions

Nagayoshi: Consider teaching — especially if you’re a student of color

September 11, 2018 0 comments

If you’re a person of color and passionate about social justice, try becoming a teacher.

Op-eds, Opinions

Pontbriant: A testament to the power of education in prison

September 5, 2018 0 comments

 Jean-Paul Sartre said, “As far as men go, it is not what they are that interests me, but what they may become.”

Kupetz ’19.5: In favor of the Brown Incarceration Initiative

Op-eds, Opinions

Kupetz ’19.5: In favor of the Brown Incarceration Initiative

September 5, 2018 0 comments

Jeremy Pontbriant is incarcerated in the medium security facility at the Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institute.

Leviton Dual Language Elementary School has the oldest dual language program among Providence public schools. English Language Learners at the school make up approximately 50 percent of the students.

Metro, News

State grapples with lack of resources for English language learners

April 26, 2018 0 comments

Patricia Santos has been a substitute elementary school teacher in East Providence for two years. Born in Portugal, Santos is fluent in both English and Portuguese and also speaks some Spanish — a multilingual skillset that comes in handy in the classroom. 

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: University committed to Providence student welfare

April 25, 2018 0 comments

I write to correct inaccuracies in Margot Miller’s April 24 letter to the editor.

Op-eds, Opinions

Buchsbaum ’19: Disrupting the path to sexual assault perpetration

April 10, 2018 0 comments

In 2015, Kevin Swartout, an associate professor of psychology at Georgia State University, seemingly confirmed long-held doubts about the demographics of perpetrators of sexual assault.

The University shifted the focus of the Annenberg Institute for School Reform following a review of the Institute that was completed in fall 2017.

News, University News

Annenberg staff, programs depart after University review

April 3, 2018 0 comments

The Annenberg Institute for School Reform’s website used to feature a tab on the front page called “What We Do.” That page, along with many of the institute’s staff members, is no longer a part of the University. Following a review of the institute conducted from fall 2016 to fall […]

Op-eds

Ulichny: Brown’s elementary MAT program gets it right

March 11, 2018 0 comments

As director of the elementary Master in Teaching program from 2000 to 2009, I’d like to make a case for not only continuing the elementary MAT program but financially supporting it more robustly than it has been.

Mayor Jorge Elorza will allocate an additional $500,000 in fiscal year 2018 to Providence Talks, which aims to improve children’s vocabulary.

Metro, News

Early education program addresses R.I. youth literacy

March 7, 2018 0 comments

The number of words children hear in their first three years critically impacts their future development, and children from lower-income families will have heard 30 million fewer words than their peers when they start kindergarten, according to a widely cited University of Kansas study.