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There are no private schools in Finland. The public schools are social equalizers which are designed to level the playing field for students irrespective of the social or economic position of their parents. They promote equity and more
Could you imagine a political candidate saying that his/her opponent was a talented, dedicated and honorable American? Following this, the candidate would assert that their opponent did a great job at previous endeavors, and even more
No one could have predicted the craze that is Pok mon Go, or how many people it would get outside and get moving this summer. An augmented reality game, Pok mon Go sends players through parks, down city streets, and even to the ocean more
The Ocean State showed again that it is open for business and succeeding at attracting new companies this August. This time it was Finlays, a global leader in food manufacturing that announced a 93,000-square-foot research and more
The fear of going hungry has eased in Rhode Island. The USDA reported this week that the state's food insecurity rate dropped to 11.8 percent, the lowest level since the recession. We should applaud this achievement because fewer Rhode more
School is back in session. Hopefully you and your child(ren) are off to a good start. While we often hear talk about testing, a rigorous curriculum, standards, and accountability, let's not forget one very important thing-fun. All more
In March 2009, we formally adopted an impaired chocolate Labrador with a host of medical problems. With the signing of legal papers, four-year-old Abby met Murray, her elder adoptive canine sibling, who was also a chocolate Labrador. Four more
We all know that law enforcement today faces an ever growing complexity of issues. The challenges they confront are imminent and police officers are expected to protect and serve without error more
Labor Day has come and gone and many Americans think of it as a well-deserved holiday for workers - and it is. It is also a holiday about workers. This annual observation that dates back to September 5, 1882, is a direct result of more
One of the major accomplishments of Representative Eileen Naughton (District 21-Warwick) has been to boost the economic well being of the state through her major initiative stretching over many years to rebuild the state's shellfish more
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