Outgoing Gov. Gina Raimondo’s Education Legacy: An ‘Atmosphere of Innovation’ in Rhode Island Schools

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is expected to join the Biden cabinet as U.S. Secretary of Commerce. The Senate will vote on her confirmation in the coming days or weeks. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images)
Gov. Raimondo testifies remotely during her Jan. 26 Senate confirmation hearing. If confirmed, she will join President Biden’s cabinet as secretary of commerce. (Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Data-driven virus response

Rhode Island’s Promise

The governor’s Rhode Island Promise program has spurred a 9 percentage point jump in the college-going rate for high school grads in the state. (Evaluation of the Rhode Island Promise Program, April 2020)

An ‘atmosphere of innovation’

An unfolding legacy



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