Her most timely (and timeless) comments that day involved her fear that the increased polarization around federal judiciary appointees will give the public the impression that the courts are “just another political branch of government.”
Providence College issued a stay-at-home order and will shift to full remote learning until at least Sept. 26 as state health officials opened case investigations and ramped up contract tracing to try to contain the outbreak.
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In Massachusetts, only about a dozen districts, most of them made up entirely of elementary schools, plan to return all students to classrooms full time this fall. Meanwhile, in Rhode Island, the vast majority of the state’s 66 districts and charter schools plan to offer full-time in-person learning by October.