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RI social studies teacher, reading specialist surprised with $25K Milken Educator Awards

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McKee speaks out against charter school moratorium in Rhode Island

Gov. Dan McKee on Tuesday joined charter school advocates to voice their concerns about a moratorium bill. Read more here.

Dan Yorke State of Mind: Keith Oliveira and Pam McCue

The Rhode Island League of Charter Schools’ executive director and CEO of the Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College join Dan Yorke to discuss the proposed charter school moratorium. Read more here.

Final approval given to 3 new Providence charter schools

Rhode Island’s Council on Elementary and Secondary Education has given the green light to three new Providence charter schools. The council issued the final approval on Wednesday to Excel Academy, Nuestro Mundo Public Charter School and Providence Preparatory Charter School, each of which will be allowed to operate for a maximum term of five years.
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RI League of Charter Schools: RIPEC Report on Public Charter Schools Confirms Inequity of Funding

The Rhode Island League of Charter Schools is applauding the recent release of the independent research and analysis of charter schools by the R.I. Public Expenditures Council (RIPEC). Read more here