Aaron Regunberg http://ripr.org en Ajello, Tsiongas Endorse Regunberg for State Rep http://ripr.org/post/ajello-tsiongas-endorse-regunberg-state-rep <p>Aaron Regunberg, a candidate for the state representative seat being vacated by former House speaker Goron Fox, has won the endorsement of Representative Edith Ajello and former rep Nick Tsiongas.</p><p>Ajello, who lost her post as chair of the House Judiciary Committee after Nicholas Mattiello won the fight to succeed Fox as speaker, is a liberal favorite on Providence's East Side. Tsiongas formerly represented the East Side's Mount Hope and Summit neighborhoods.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:14:45 +0000 Ian Donnis 32134 at http://ripr.org Regunberg Jumps Into Race for Fox's State Rep Seat http://ripr.org/post/regunberg-jumps-race-foxs-state-rep-seat <p>Education activist Aaron Regunberg, one of the founders of the Providence Student Union advocacy group, says he's running for the District 4 state representative seat now held by former House speaker Gordon Fox.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:54:17 +0000 Ian Donnis 31481 at http://ripr.org Providence Student Union works to empower students http://ripr.org/post/providence-student-union-works-empower-students <p>Students protest high stakes testing in Rhode Island and Providence puts a history teacher in a physics classroom. These are some of the most heated controversies recently on the education beat. But there’s a little known force behind both of these stories. It’s a student group called the Providence Student Union. Co-founder Aaron Regunberg is a recent Brown graduate. Elisabeth Harrison asked him how he became an activist in the public schools.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 13:19:57 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 9805 at http://ripr.org Providence Student Union works to empower students