Gun law raises funding concerns for school hunting programs

BY: - September 2, 2023

WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers are concerned that the Biden administration is interpreting last year’s bipartisan gun safety law to cut funding for school archery and hunting programs, though programs themselves say they haven’t been affected. A provision in the law – a bipartisan effort to curb gun violence that established new criminal offenses, and expanded background […]

East Providence High and Jamestown School District recognized for sustainability best practices

BY: - April 20, 2023

Two education agencies in Rhode Island received a prestigious award from the U.S. Department of Education for their facilities green, sustainable practices. Rhode Island Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green said in a press release Thursday that East Providence High School and the Jamestown School Department were both declared Green Ribbon Awardees. “Sustainable and modern school buildings […]