George Caruolo http://ripr.org en The world didn't come to an end in 2012, but the board of education did http://ripr.org/post/world-didnt-come-end-2012-board-education-did <p>Rhode Island Public Radio's Political Analyst Scott MacKay <a href="http://ripr.org/post/what-general-assembly-doing-about-board-education">answers my questions</a> about the political machinations that left Rhode Island with no board for either K-12 public schools or colleges and universities at the start of 2013.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 16:37:29 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 7329 at http://ripr.org Working to allow time for new Board of Ed to be formed http://ripr.org/post/allow-time-new-board-ed-be-formed <p></p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 13:52:43 +0000 Catherine Welch 7165 at http://ripr.org Caruolo asks to not be chair of new combined Board of Education http://ripr.org/post/caruolo-asks-not-be-chair-new-combined-board-education <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 19px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">George Caruolo has asked Governor Lincoln Chafee to withdraw his name from consideration as the nominee to chair a controversial new combined state Board of Education.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 19:20:35 +0000 Ian Donnis 4712 at http://ripr.org TGIF: 15 things to know about RI politics + media http://ripr.org/post/tgif-15-things-know-about-ri-politics-media <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 19px; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px;">A lot of news in the run-up to Christmas; debate over how to reduce school shootings; mediation ordered in the pension case; and the march is on toward our next RI campaign season. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 19:17:37 +0000 Ian Donnis 4709 at http://ripr.org Caruolo appointed chair of the state Board of Education http://ripr.org/post/caruolo-appointed-chair-state-board-education <p>Former House Majority Leader George Caruolo, who has re-emerged as a bigger force since Governor Lincoln Chafee took office, has been appointed by Chafee as head of the new state Board of Education.</p><p>The governor says this via news release:</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 8499 at http://ripr.org