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Ready to Learn Providence in the news

rogerwilliamsReady to Learn Providence becomes a program of the School of Continuing Studies at Roger Williams University

This national report, published in December 2015, featured many Rhode Island T.E.A.C.H. scholars and sponsoring centers. Click here to the full report.

press conf dignitariesSchools to spotlight ‘soft’ skills
The Providence Journal, February 19, 2014

Linda Borg covers the announcement of a $3 million grant from the Innovation in Investing Fund through the U.S. Department of Education, and the family engagement initiative that Ready to Learn and the Providence Schools are administering. At the heart of that initiative is Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs.

Nonprofit gets $14 million to open early childhood training center in RI
The Providence Journal, December 13, 2012

Linda Borg explains the state’s new Professional Development/Technical Assistance Center, and reports on the selection of the Education Development Center Inc. to operate it. Ready to Learn Providence is EDC’s project partner in the initiative.

prime time coverAmeriCorps Makes an Impact
Rhode Island Prime Time, June 2013

In his Worthy Cause column, Michael J. Cerio looks at R2LP’s AmeriCorps program and the goals of Ready to Learn.

marie van velzer pjLearning How Best to Teach Youngest
The Providence Journal, October 16, 2012

This article by Jennifer D. Jordan discusses T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® RI, an R2LP project that supports early childhood educators seeking higher education. This article looked specifically at teachers pursuing bachelor’s degrees.

mayor and child at library pjAnd Now a Few Words from the Mayor
The Providence Journal, March 2, 2012

Mayor Angel Taveras reads his How-To Book to preschoolers at the Providence Public Library in this article by Maria Armental. The how-to book project was an R2LP professional development initiative that involved more than 100 preschoolers and their educators.

veronica pjInstilling a Love for Learning
The Providence Journal, October 5, 2011

This article by Jennifer D. Jordan explains the state’s Pre-Kindergarten Demonstration Project and highlights the R2LP Classroom at CCRI.