Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Authors Posts by Arlene Violet

Arlene Violet

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Nobody is more aggravating than the educational mafia who wants to put the hit on charter schools. Led by legislators like Patricia Serpa, D-West Warwick, a retired schoolteacher; Gregg Amore, D-East Providence, a union teacher and former union honcho;...
AAA of New England reported this month that a survey of more than 2200 of its members said that the state does not spend enough money on its roads and bridges. How can this be? Are they living under...
Much has been made lately on talk radio as to whether any toll protocol which exempts automobiles and smaller commercial trucks would be constitutional if the toll only applies to multiple axle trucks. One reason for the query is...
Governor Gina Raimondo has a tiger by the tail. During her campaign she promised access to drivers’ licenses for non-citizens. She has one major obstacle to doing so. It’s called the Real ID Act, a federal law which imposes...
With the start of 2016 I was thinking about some New Year's resolutions that Governor Gina Raimondo’s administration should  “T”( tee) up. Here they are: Transparency Without dispute the present administration is the most secretive operation in recent memory. Besides hiding...
Just as we approach the cusp of the New Year, there is reason to hope that House Speaker Nick Mattiello is becoming a statesman. As reported last week by Katherine Gregg of the Providence Journal, he is open to...
Just what planet were people on who recently supported the candidacy of Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president? Can it be that we have that many uninformed people walking around in this country? It’s hard to imagine...
Last month I wrote an article about the PARCC test results which did not paint a pretty picture of educational accomplishment in Rhode Island. Like most columns, there were thoughtful comments made pro and con and I thought I...
Do I ever have a deal for you! I have a fabulous gift at a great price for you to buy. If you have been paying attention, I have told you numerous times that this is just what you...
In November we learned that one in three Rhode Island students met state standards in English and only one if four did so in math. These results emanated from a nationwide-administered test called the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness...
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