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New research in the Brown University TRI-Lab is showing that families who need help with early-childhood development don’t use available services as much as they might. more
Rhode Island is awarding $1.5 million in matching training grants to improve the job skills of 4,775 employees at 68 companies in the state. more
Russell H. Carpenter, a 1959 alumnus of the Moses Brown School in Providence, has endowed a new program to advance teaching with a $3.6 million gift to the school. more
The Providence School District ranks No. 37 on a list of top paying school districts in each state for first-year teachers, according to Top Masters in Education, an online guide to earning a master's in education degree. more
One of the founding faculty members of Roger Williams University School of Law 20 years ago, Michael J. Yelnosky is poised to utilize his deep roots in Rhode Island’s only law school to strengthen and broaden its impact when he takes the reins as dean on July 1. He succeeds David A. Logan, who will step down to return to teaching at the school. Yelnosky faces challenges such as the high cost of a law school education, changing employment opportunities for graduates and the shifting landscape of the legal profession. more
Rhode Island is continuing its slow march toward an improved economy, but still struggling to find some economic momentum, according to economists in the Ocean State. more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked second in the nation in the growth of workers with an advanced degree from 2005 to 2013, with a 5.6 percent increase during that period. more
Conor Szarek, a senior at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has a favorite nook on the fifth floor of the renovated Claire T. Carney Library, but the library is so popular these days, he can’t always get the spot he wants. more
It was a little easier to get into Harvard College this year. The school accepted 5.9 percent of applicants to its freshman class, a higher percentage than the 5.8 percent in 2013, Cambridge, Mass.-based Harvard said in a statement yesterday. more
Five Rhode Island public schools will take part in a regional conference in Norwood, Mass., focused on strategies to improve teaching and learning. more
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