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Rep. Langevin pushes for stronger school career counseling

Nov. 16, 2019 11:57 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin has introduced a bill to strengthen career counseling in middle schools and high schools. The Rhode Island Democrat said Thursday that he introduced the bill with Rep. Glenn Thompson, a Pennsylvania Republican, for National Career Development Week. The bill,...

Rhode Island file campaign fundraising reports

Oct. 16, 2019 11:43 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island U.S. Sen. Jack Reed raised almost $550,000 in the third quarter according to Federal Election Commission filings and had $2.6 million in his campaign account at the end of September. Reed has been in the Senate since 1997 and is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Armed...

Congressional caucus created to focus on naval education

Oct. 5, 2019 3:28 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Congressmen from Rhode Island and California have established a congressional caucus that will focus on naval education. U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin says he established the Congressional Naval Education Caucus with Rep. Jimmy Panetta, a California Democrat. The caucus will work on issues...

Teachers to be honored at next installment of WaterFire

Sep. 28, 2019 10:37 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Education officials are planning to honor teachers in Providence as part of the next installment of the city's public art event, WaterFire. The Rhode Island Department of Education will recognize district teachers of the year, educators identified for excellence, support staff and...