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R.I. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said that the recent restructuring of a $175 million general obligation bond will fund economic-development and school-construction initiatives included in the budget. more
The University of Rhode Island will offer a study abroad semester-long program in Cuba for the first time next spring at the Institute of Philosophy in Havana. more
The R.I. Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner is developing an online data warehouse for the state’s three public institutions of higher education that it hopes to launch next summer. more
Rhode Island ranks 31st in the nation for overall child well-being, and last among New England states, according to the 26th annual 2015 Kids Count data book released Tuesday. more
Wheaton College is the only local college to make the Chronicle of Higher Education’s eighth annual Great Colleges To Work For list. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate continues to dip, with a June drop of a tenth of a percentage point to 5.9 percent compared with May, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
An interactive map that shows one dot for every job location in America unsurprisingly shows a cluster of job activity around Providence, with health care, education and government the dominant sector. more
More than $554,000 in federal funding has been awarded to help disadvantaged students succeed at the Community College of Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island has a “somewhat hospitable” climate for charter schools to offer pre-kindergarten, according to a report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. more
Ranking 32nd, Brown University is the only school in the region breaking the top 50 out of 736 colleges and universities listed as the best value for the money, according to Money Magazine. more
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