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By JOSEPH CROWLEY The scores are in. Rhode Island's students did not appear to do as well on the RICAS as students in Massachusetts. RICAS is Rhode Island's version of the Mass. Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) - a test of academic more
By KRZYSZTOF MATHEWS I have now been working in digital media for twenty years. Now in my case, I came to these tools and processes in graduate school. When I was in the illustration department at RISD this technology was not yet available in the more
As Cranston High School East Principal Sean Kelly introduced the assembly's purpose - the 100th and final presentation of the It Can Wait" campaign started by AT&T about a decade ago and championed by Attorney General Peter Kilmartin in 2012 - you could" more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Menorah Lighting The City of Cranston will host Rabbi Laufer from Chabad for the lighting of the Menorah on Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. There will be singing, dancing, food and arts and crafts for children. Bolts Bazaar The Bolts Bazaar - Holiday more
On Nov. 29, the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) released results for students, grades 3-8, on the new state test, The Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS). RICAS is the … more
There’s no easy way to face the music of an unenviable situation. In Rhode Island’s case, that situation involved releasing the results of the first year of testing in the state’s schools based … more
By SMITA WADHWANI Taking care of an aging parent or loved one is an extremely meaningful and important role. However, it is widely known that caregiving duties can take up a significant part of a person's life. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, more
To the Editor: Democrats voting in the mid-term election ranked health care as their highest priority. Progressive candidates calling for Medicare for all or universal health care cannot tell you how they would pay for a single-payer system where the more
As we head towards that time of year when many around the world reflect on religion, family and sharing, let's take a brief second to count our blessings. All too often that which divides gets more attention than those things we each share. Now is the more
Imagine being able to go back in time to a period in your life when you could have used some good advice. Perhaps it was a moment where you were enduring a challenging development in your personal life, or you needed to make a difficult professional more
By MERI R. KENNEDY City of Cranston Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Mayor Allan Fung invites you to attend the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 4 beginning at 6 p.m. with a musical performance, including BASICS Holiday Glee Club, followed by the more
To the Editor: I encourage both Congressmen Cicilline and Langevin to vote for the Sanctioning the Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act. The Bipartisan bill passed in the Senate on October 11. The Sanctioning the Use of Civilians as Defenseless more
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