Education

RIHS Now Offers Free Admission for Student Groups

Take a free educational tour at the John Brown House Museum, the Museum of Work and Culture, and the Robinson Research Center.

Via RIHS.org, from the “Thunder and Steam” exhibition at the Museum of Work and Culture. Today, the Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) announced some big news: Tours at three RIHS-run sites — the John Brown House, the Museum of Work and Culture and the Robinson Research Center — will henceforth be free for all classes and student groups from preschool…

UPDATE: Here’s How to Apply for RI’s New Free College Initiative

Step-by-step guidelines on how to score two years of free college through Rhode Island Promise.

When Governor Gina Raimondo proposed Rhode Island Promise, a $30 million scholarship program offering two years of free in-state tuition to Rhode Island students, we all felt a lot of emotions around here. Some of us were jealous. (Admit it.) Some of us were psyched for the kids. Some of us couldn’t get past the sticker shock. But then, news…

Help Support Gotta Have Sole's Shoes for School Program

Help raise enough funds to provide 1,000 children with the footwear they need to begin the 2016-2017 school year on the right foot.

It’s officially back-to-school season, and if that doesn’t get your heart racing, the thought of going back-to-school shopping certainly will. You might have to drag your little one to pick out their lunchbox and crayons after a long summer break by the beach, but for the 1.7 million homeless children living in the United States, this time of year often…