sports http://ripr.org en May Is Awareness Month http://ripr.org/post/may-awareness-month <p>Awareness of what, you ask?</p><p>So many conditions and issues I was losing track! It seems a particularly popular month for awareness raising. So, I decided to start a running list of what's happening. Each of these issues touches Rhode Island in some way - some more than others. So I've also done a little digging to find one standout statistic on each issue.</p><p>May is...</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 16:31:58 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 33500 at http://ripr.org Spring and Baseball Return to Rhode Island http://ripr.org/post/spring-and-baseball-return-rhode-island <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">After a long winter, spring officially returns to these parts this afternoon.</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 12:02:12 +0000 Scott MacKay 12860 at http://ripr.org Class notes: A quick look at stories that made news this week in education http://ripr.org/post/class-notes-quick-look-stories-made-news-week-education <ul><li>Who’s overseeing the state’s public schools, colleges and universities? The answer… it’s not clear, and it’s complicated.</li></ul><p>The State Senate voted unanimously on Thursday to delay creation of a State Board of Education to replace the Board of Regents for Elementary and Secondary Schools and the Board of Governors for Higher Education. The vote comes after those two boards dissolved on January 1st, leaving a question mark about who is in charge of the state’s K-12 public schools and three institutions of higher education.<br> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:48:22 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 7170 at http://ripr.org