National Education Secretary http://ripr.org en National education official coming to Providence http://ripr.org/post/national-education-official-coming-providence <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) National Education Secretary Arne Duncan is about to pay a visit to Rhode Island’s capital city.&nbsp; Duncan will be in Providence February 12th to help launch “United Providence “ – a first-of-its-kind collaboration between a school district and a teacher’s union with the aim of improving public schools.<br><br>United Providence is currently working to improve three Providence schools – the Carl Laura Elementary School, Gilbert Stuart Middle School and Alvarez High School.<br> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:33:04 +0000 Flo Jonic 8363 at http://ripr.org