From The Blog
by Don Dery
Last month, Boeing Company announced that the firm has accumulated a massive production backlog, thanks to a recent surge in commercial airline orders. Unfortunately, this swell of orders will not result in an equally large bump in available jobs. Instead, to address their backlog, Boeing is increasingly relying on robots, drones and “human workers wearing powered exoskeletons to help them ramp up production.”
Great schools change everything.
And every child deserves a great school, no matter their background. Together with Rhode Islanders across the state, RI-CAN fights for the research-backed policies that will make sure they get one.
As the executive director of Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy, a network of high-performing charter schools in northern Rhode Island, I see every day how the hard work of dedicated teachers makes this work not only possible, but palpable. Because we believe that every single "scholar" at BVP, 100 percent of them, have the potential to be great, and we believe that it is our job to ensure scholar success, success is happening. Read more...Jeremy ChiapettaFeb 12 2013