On an episode of Rhode Island PBS's A Lively Experiment, Wendy Schiller discusses a federal judge's decision to dismiss the shoreline access lawsuit, the pros and cons of special elections, and a new report that shows chronic absenteeism in Providence schools.
Rose McDermott comments for BBC News, "You have these kind of established schemas and ways of thinking about things. And you're able to integrate new information into existing structures much more readily and in many cases creatively than you can when you're younger because you don't sit on the same degree of knowledge base."