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January 2017 eNews – Race to the Top grants complete, Winter care for outdoor play spaces, Infant/toddler corner, & Building a better business


Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Facility Grants are Complete! With funds made available through the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant, we were able to award a total of...
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Play Space Quality Improvement Planning Worksheet


This form is for programs to develop a Quality Improvement Plan after receiving a playground safety inspection report from a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI). The intent is to itemize and...
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2016: Our Year in Pictures


We are grateful that 2016 brought about so many positive changes for early learning spaces across Rhode Island! The dedication and commitment from our early learning partners and the allocation of...
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November 2016 eNews


Update on the Outdoor Play Interventions RFP Thank you to all who submitted applications to participate in our Outdoor Intervention Pilot Program! We received 19 promising applications from centers...
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October 2016 eNews


Here Comes the Sun The benefits of a well-designed outdoor play space are endless. For children participating in child care programs the time spent outside while at those programs may constitute the...
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Center Spotlight: Cornerstone


  The Cornerstone School was built in 1972 and has been a resource for families for over 40 years providing a variety of services including an integrated early childhood program. After years of...
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September 2016 eNews


Here Comes the Sun Great projects start with great ideas! The first step in any project should be thoughtful design. The design process not only allows you to put an idea to paper, but it can also...
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August 2016 eNews


Update on Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Facility Grants Across all five waves of the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Facility Grants program, LISC’s Rhode Island Child Care and...
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July 2016 eNews


Center Spotlight! The Children’s Workshop – Lincoln Center The Children’s Workshop in Lincoln, Rhode Island, faced numerous physical space challenges. Some of the most critical issues included:...
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