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Turnaround superintendent feels “fierce urgency” to act

Turnaround superintendent feels “fierce urgency” to act

By Steve Klamkin WPRO News On his first day on the job, Harrison Peters, the new turnaround superintendent for the Providence Public Schools echoes Rhode Island Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, the woman who hired him, saying that the “fierce urgency of now” drives his resolve to fix the troubled city schools. He spoke with reporters…MORE

Court denies bid to release 38 Studios grand jury documents

Court denies bid to release 38 Studios grand jury documents

The Rhode Island Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling and denied Gov. Gina Raimondo’s bid to unseal documents related to the grand jury investigation into the collapse of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s video game company. MORE

Draft report confirms some claims about ex-war college head

Draft report confirms some claims about ex-war college head

The Providence Journal is reporting that a draft of a naval inspector general report has found that several claims involving a retired senior officer who was removed as president of the U.S. Naval War College could be substantiated, though the report does not recommend further punishment. MORE

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