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IYRS Shool of Technology and Trades student Andrew Leonard, black T-shirt, shows Massachusetts Institute of Technology students Carrie McKnelly and Tyler Crain how to prepare a mold for a lightweight canoe. The project was one of several laminating exercises MIT students participated in from Jan. 15-17 during a seminar on composites technology at IYRS’ Bristol campus. Students used the exercises to create structures of composite canoes and cylindrical beams. more
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick says his fiscal 2015 budget proposal supports job-growth priorities and works to close the so-called “achievement gap” in education. more
Karisa Tashjian, originally from Chester Springs, Pa., gravitated to work in literacy. After studying at Clark University, she moved to Maryland and volunteered to tutor a Korean woman in English. more
In eight years, Worcester Technical High School has gone from an underperforming school in Massachusetts to a national model for career and technical education. more
PROVIDENCE – Community College of Rhode Island President Ray Di Pasquale announced last month the college has received a $378,965 grant from the Champlin Foundations to upgrade equipment in its machining lab. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A bloody civil war emptied books from Liberia’s classrooms. Now Emmanuel Logan, a Liberian-born University of Rhode Island alumnus, has collected 9,000 used textbooks and is raising money online to ship them to Liberia. more
PROVIDENCE – High school seniors across the state are showing improvement in meeting graduation requirements, Education Commissioner Deborah A. Gist told the General Assembly in her annual State of Education speech last week. more
Disputes between host communities and universities over compensation for public services are nothing new, but protracted delays in Smithfield negotiating an agreement with Bryant University has led to frustration on both sides. more
Team Renegade Robotics from Burrillville, dark blue shirts, center, and the Finding Blue Moose team from Foster, right, compete Feb. 8 at the FIRST Tech Challenge at the New England Institute of Technology in Warwick. Teams from 32 Rhode Island schools competed. The Burrillville High School team is among winners who will travel to York, Penn., for regional competitions. more
Collaborating on science, technology, engineering, arts and math through a highly selective workshop that involved students at three universities in Rhode Island and Massachusetts has led participants to new insights and, for some, pursuit of a new STEAM initiative. more
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