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Topic: Providence schools

Centered on Article 5 of the Student Bill of Rights — ‘students have the right to express their identity’ — one billboard can be seen along I-95, near Black Street.

Metro, News

BAI, Providence Student Union unveil youth-created billboard series highlighting Student Bill of Rights

July 21, 2021 1 comment

The Brown Arts Initiative, the Providence Student Union and a group of local artists unveiled a series of three billboards that highlight an ongoing campaign “to secure a safe, healthy and engaging school environment for all students” through a national Student Bill of Rights.

PASS youth leaders organized a two-day school walkout in April to demand SROs be removed from PPSD schools.

Metro, News

Youth Activists demand school resource officers be removed from Providence Public Schools

June 21, 2021 1 comment

While in middle school, Mocorah Lewis saw members of the Providence Police Department who were placed within city schools, also known as school resource officers, discipline her classmates. 

‘When is this going to feel more possible?’: PPSD teachers describe challenges, anxieties of teaching during a pandemic

Metro, News

‘When is this going to feel more possible?’: PPSD teachers describe challenges, anxieties of teaching during a pandemic

October 21, 2020 0 comments

The last thing Cindy Castellone’s students need to know is that she’s angry, angry at a system said “can’t be fixed by me.”

News, University News

Senate introduces bill to protect abused, neglected children

March 20, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Abused and Neglected Children Act, introduced to the Rhode Island Senate Feb. 15, clarifies a 2016 law that has caused confusion and a series of sexual abuse misreports by faculty, staff and administrators in primary and secondary schools throughout the state.

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Providence begins to tackle school facilities improvement at city level

October 13, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Providence kicked off its initiative to renovate public school facilities with the first “All In: Our Learning Spaces” workshop held at Hope High School.