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State Approves Learning Community to Train Second-Language Teachers (May 4, 2017)

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By Linda Borg
Journal Staff Writer

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. _ The Learning Community is the first public school in Rhode Island to receive state approval to train elementary teachers in English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction.

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2017 applications to RI charter public schools surpass last year’s record high (May 3, 2017)

2017 applications to RI charter public schools surpass last year’s record high

Schools receive 15,430 applications to fill 1,770 open seats for next school year

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – According to data compiled by the Rhode Island Department of Education (“RIDE”), charter public schools in Rhode Island received a record total of 15,430 applications for the 1,770 open seats that will be available for the 2017-18 school year. This number represents an increase of 5.5% over the previous record of 14,628 set just last year, and translates to approximately nine applications for every available seat.  This is the first time that applications to Rhode Island charter public schools have exceeded 15,000, and represents a 29% increase in applications since spring 2014.

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Mayor James Diossa named 2017 Charter Champion by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools! (May 3, 2017)

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Local, State, and Federal Elected Officials Recognized in Bipartisan Cohort of 2017 Charter Champions

19 Democratic and Republican Officials Honored in Washington, D.C. for Their Efforts to Provide Better Educational Options to the Families They Represent.
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The Compass School wins Boston Bruins Green Up New England Challenge! (March 31, 2017)

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March 31, 2017

Contact: Brandee Lapisky, Director
The Compass School
(401) 788-8322
blapisky@compassschool.org

The Compass School wins Boston Bruins Green Up New England Challenge
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Nowell Leadership Academy Students Take First Prize at the Annual Global Economic Symposium (Feb 6, 2017)

Nowell Leadership Academy Students Take First Prize at the Annual Global Economic Symposium (Feb 6, 2017)