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SEL, Mentoring, Career Prep: Schools That Deliver What Parents Say They Want

The 74 highlights the innovative work at Blackstone Academy Charter School focused on student relationships and wellness.

At Blackstone Academy, a public charter school in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the same students meet daily with the same adult leader for multiple years, providing an opportunity to form deeper relationships than are often possible in conventional schools.

Many other Canopy schools integrate social and emotional learning throughout the academic curriculum. They offer mental health supports, train adults to recognize and respond to students who are impacted by traumatic stress, and pair students with an adult in school for regular individualized mentoring.

Johnston Resident Elected to National EL Education SAC

Congratulations to Khadijah Hilmy of The Greene School who was named to the national ELEducation Student Advisory Council. A great leadership and learning opportunity for her, and a great honor to have been chosen from students across the country. Read more from her hometown newspaper, the Johnston Sun Rise, here


Beacon Charter Gifted $25K to Help Renovate Former Church

Beacon Charter was gifted $25,000 by Home Loan Investment Bank to support renovating a former church into a center for the arts for the school. Read more in the Woonsocket Call here.

RI News Today: Charter School application period ends March 16 in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island League of Charter Schools (RILCS) reminds families that the application period for charter public schools closes on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. More details from RI News Today here.

WPRI: When is the deadline to register in charter school lottery?

The deadline to register students in the Rhode Island charter school lottery is fast approaching. Parents have until Thursday, March 16, at 5 p.m. to apply for the 2023-2024 school year. Read more from WPRI news here.