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All East Providence schools gain grant money for wireless capabilities

All East Providence schools gain grant money for wireless capabilities

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its meeting Tuesday night, Feb. 11, the East Providence School Committee heard of and authorized a proposal presented by City Information Technology Director Kelly Ahrens, which allows the school department to procure upwards of a half-million of some $20 million in grant money approved by voters in the state for upgrades

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Nearly half of East Providence schools are performing below RIDE standards

PROVIDENCE — Five of the city’s 11 schools are performing below expected targets according to the most recent data released by the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) last week. Of the five, the Agnes B. Hennessey Elementary School received the worst rating, “priority,” from RIDE. Though having made strides and actually having a better

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East Providence School Committee recognizes new hire, receives facilities update

EAST PROVIDENCE — Approved for the position the previously day by the Budget Commission, the East Providence School Committee formally announced Eileen Crudele as the new Director of Pupil Personnel for the department at a special session conducted Friday night, June 28, in the City Hall Chamber. Ms. Crudele comes to East Providence after having

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Budget Commission backs continuing All-Day Kindergarten in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — If the money is there, and at this point it appears it will be, then East Providence will continue to offer students All-Day Kindergarten classes. The East Providence Budget Commission, at its meeting Thursday afternoon, Feb. 14, in City Hall, signaled it plans to keep the program intact for the 2013-14 school

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Proposed East Providence school changes spark debate

As has become all too customary in the city the last several years, potential changes in the School Department have sparked a heated debate over the last week with details of proposed building closings and consolidations having been leaked to the news media and the public at large. Parents of the affected students and areas

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East Providence schools re-evaluate safety issues in wake of Newtown, Conn. massacre

EAST PROVIDENCE — In the wake of the tragic events at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. Friday, Dec. 14, educational districts across the country, including East Providence, are re-evaluating all issues regarding building safety. In city, specifically, school buildings have been in a condition of disrepair to varying degrees for several years. Doors, windows

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