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Roughly 30 percent of Providence’s public school students are “chronically absent,” missing 18 or more days of school every year. That’s a huge problem, according to research that shows chronic absenteeism is a major predictor of whether a student will drop out before completing high school. more
Many businesses emphasize keeping a lid on overhead costs, but Peter Schieffelin’s First Point Power LLC ups the ante for success when curbing this expense and has the revenue growth to prove it. more
Strength in partnerships, strategic planning, a diversity of skills and services, and a 200-plus year commitment to the region have all established The Washington Trust Co. on a solid bedrock of success. more
Providing quality medical treatment in a rapidly changing health care industry can be difficult. But one Rhode Island business is helping to put many of the state’s primary care physicians on the right path. more
Recognition for its workforce-development efforts is especially satisfying for the team at Providence-based Edesia, a nonprofit manufacturer of individual portions of food for children suffering from severe malnutrition all around the world. … more
Maintaining worker safety within a manufacturing plant requires the cooperation and participation of all plant employees. But Toray Plastics (America) Inc. of North Kingstown has raised that approach to an art form. Programs to improve … more
According to a recent Baker Hughes oil field services report, more than 1,100 oil and natural gas wells are under exploration and production in the United States. That means extracting these fuels – through a drilling process known as hydraulic … more
At age 15, Ava Anderson was too young to execute contracts on behalf of Ava Anderson Non Toxic, the direct sales company she started. The mission-driven company was founded to introduce people to the dangers of harmful chemicals found in home … more
Wardwell Braiding Co., a 116-year-old manufacturer in Central Falls, has just 39 employees. Yet it sells its products in 47 states and 50 countries, and has sales offices in 27 countries with the help of a network of sales representatives. … more
At least one company in Rhode Island has enough confidence in its business to make significant capital investments in the last 18 months. Hope Valley Industries spent $3.6 million for new equipment between October 2013 and February of this year, yet … more
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