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February 5, 2018

OP-ED | Division Anywhere is a Threat to Unity Everywhere

by Kevin Lu | Feb 5, 2018 6:29am
Posted to: Equality | Opinion | Education Opinion | Millennial Voices | Youth Journalism

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Last summer, the governor of Rhode Island signed RI S0439, titled “All Students Count Act”, into law. However, the title of the act is woefully misleading. By “all students”, this bill actually aims solely to subdivide the already diminutive three percent “Asian” student body into a plethora of new categories determined by “ethnic divisions.”

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August 1, 2016

OP-ED | An RNC Education

by Molly Halper | Aug 1, 2016 10:00am
Posted to: Election 2016 | RNC 2016 | Opinion | Millennial Voices | Youth Journalism

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I was told a thousand times when I found out I was going to the Republican National Convention that I would be witnessing history, but I never realized just how it sweeps you off your feet.

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April 7, 2016

OP-ED | Fund Public Charter Schools Fairly

by Jermaine Smith | Apr 7, 2016 11:30am
Posted to: Child Welfare | Education | Equality | Opinion | State Budget | Youth Journalism | Bridgeport

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There’s a lot at stake for Bridgeport students in the upcoming budget negotiations in Hartford.

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November 14, 2014

OP-ED | Sandy Hook Commission Homeschool Proposal: Don’t Fix What Isn’t Broken

by Camden Archambeau | Nov 14, 2014 3:16pm
Posted to: Education | Opinion | Public Safety | State Budget | Youth Journalism | Newtown | Mental Health Care

EDITOR’S NOTE: Introducing Camden Archambeau, a 13-year-old student writer and thinker in Sarah Darer Littman’s essay class at the Writopia Lab.

shutterstock In the wake of the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 26 people were killed by Adam Lanza, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy formed a commission to review and reform policy regarding public safety, especially on school safety, gun violence, and mental health.

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