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Barbara D. Chernow has been named executive vice president for finance and administration at Brown University. more
FM Global has pledged $1 million to support construction of the University of Rhode Island’s proposed College of Engineering facility, a plan for which funding is included on the Nov. 4 ballot. more
Rhode Island has earned a “B-” on a new report card on teacher pension policy from the National Council on Teacher Quality. more
Providence College and the Community College of Rhode Island have developed a new policy that allows students enrolled at the community college to transfer into the Providence College School of Continuing Education and be accepted at PC while still enrolled at CCRI. more
Rhode Island’s teacher preparation policies are among the strongest in the country, earning the Ocean State an overall grade of B+, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality. more
Brown University is ranked 106th among the world’s top 500 universities, according to a list released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. more
Nearly all of Rhode Island teachers and leaders were rated effective or highly effective, according to a second annual report on the Rhode Island evaluation systems released on Thursday. more
A $263,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will help a school district, charter school and nonprofit organization support teacher development to raise expectations for students. more
Led by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, a coalition of school reform advocates has launched “Bright Today Educational Choice,” a campaign espousing school choice in Rhode Island. more
Rhode Island ranked among the states with the largest share of foreign language speakers last year at 21 percent, according to a new report by the nonprofit Center for Immigration Studies. more
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