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On the heels of lawmakers’ postponement of use of the NECAP standardized testing as a graduation requirement, Rhode Island’s education commissioner has told school superintendents the NECAP will not be administered in the fall in math or reading in any grade. more
The School for Marine Science & Technology at the University of Massachusetts Darmouth has received $4.4 million for sea scallop research under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Northeast Cooperative Research Program. more
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $18.8 million to the Rhode Island Institutional Development Award Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, or INBRE, the largest federal award received by the program to date. more
A year ago, 16-year-old Christian Rijos heard a surprising statistic: chewing an aspirin can increase a heart attack victim’s chance of survival by 30 percent. more
Rhode Island is one of 17 states and the District of Columbia that did not have a teacher preparation program on the national “top ranked” list of the 2014 Teacher Prep Review released Tuesday by the National Council on Teacher Quality. more
Rhode Island, along with Maine and Massachusetts, will participate in redesigns of college-level student financial aid programs through a project offered by the New England Board of Higher Education. more
David Moscarelli, a science teacher and digital-portfolio coordinator at Ponaganset High School in the Foster-Glocester Regional School District, has been named 2015 Rhode Island Teacher of the Year. more
Providence teachers missed on average about 13 days in the school year, slightly more than cities’ national average of 11 days for absenteeism, according to a report released Tuesday by The National Council on Teacher Quality. more
Susan McTiernan, a scholar, educator and administrator, will become dean of Roger Williams University’s business school, effective July 31. more
One of Lynsey Colgan’s current goals is to “find a curriculum for the new kindergarten program.” more
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