R.I. schools move away from pencils, paper, books — and into the cloud

In growing numbers, Rhode Island schools are moving away from paper and pencil to laptops, from books and notepads to the “cloud.” Coventry has just purchased 2,700 Chromebooks, a Google-based laptop, one for every student in grades 6 through 12. Chariho, a regio... read more »

The Learning Accelerator and the RI Department of Education Announce Innovation Partnership

The Learning Accelerator (TLA), a nonprofit organization supporting the implementation of high-quality blended learning in school districts and states across the U.S., and the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) today announced an ambitious initiative to make Rhode Isl... read more »

New Program Assists in Transition to High School

Andy Sklover says the non-profit Stamford Achieves came up with the Beyond Limits Scholars Program, in conjunction with Stamford's High School Call to Action Committee. Stamford Achieves is an organization serving as an advocate and catalyst for closing the achievement gap in... read more »

Jackson Laboratories Brings Opportunities To High School, College Students

Farmington High School is one of the first schools in Connecticut to partner with Jackson Laboratories to develop a science curriculum that includes introducing students to using genetics to treat disease. "We want to introduce high school teachers across the state to the ide... read more »
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