April 7, 2021

Providence teachers and allies march against “failed” state takeover of Providence Schools

“It is in the district and state leadership’s best interests to divide and conquer stakeholders while putting...

March 29, 2021

Latino Policy Institute releases poll of Providence Latino parents regarding COVID-19 impacts on local education

“We have much to understand on the barriers Latino parents in Providence tackle each day in the...

February 5, 2021

Civic Literacy Act needs tweaks for diversity say advocates

“Unfortunately, as much as the ‘great endeavors of the “Founding Fathers”‘ are praised in American History classes,...

December 2, 2020

Providence’s African American Advisory Group outlines plan to remove SROs from schools

“We know that teachers do not fit the demographics of the students,” said Anita Bruno, who leads...

December 16, 2020

OpEd: The Diversity Think Tank at URI calls for an end to racist hiring practices

We reject a worldview of white supremacy that has reigned unchallenged for 128 years at the University...

November 16, 2020

Teacher unions call for a statewide pause to K-12 in-person learning

The Ocean State is amid an alarming rise in community spread of COVID-19. Viral caseloads coupled with...

September 15, 2020

Providence teachers protest Covid-unsafe schools and unsound home learning option

“Let there be no mistake: These conditions in our schools are a direct result of racist and...

September 10, 2020

Parents demand transparency and options around school reopening

“Two days ago I tried to sign him up for online school, and they’re not letting me...

September 8, 2020

PVD Teachers Union sets up outdoor classroom to demonstrate crowding in classrooms

“When we look at who this pandemic has most affected, it’s the Black, Indigenous and People of...