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Several urban schools saw a record number of volunteers this past summer during eight service projects conducted by Serve Rhode Island. There were 561 volunteers who cumulatively donated more than 2,733 hours of service. more
PROVIDENCE – Providence College and the Community College of Rhode Island announced last week they have agreed on a new transfer policy that grants CCRI students conditional acceptance into Providence College’s School of Continuing Education. The policy also includes “a significant tuition discount” for eligible CCRI graduates who choose to attend PC, the institutions said in a joint statement. more
What do Providence, Washington, D.C., and Indianapolis all have in common? more
The University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy recently received three significant gifts, two from alumni of the program and one from an anonymous donor. more
Kelly K. Mahoney has been appointed to director of external relations and communications at the University of Rhode Island. In her new role, she will report to the president and is a member of his … more
A study on the “mismatch” between jobs in declining industries and jobs available today does not fully explain Rhode Island’s high unemployment rate, according to a new study released Monday by the College & University Research Collaborative. more
1Employers have talked about workers needing to have "soft skills" for years. What are they saying they need specifically? Workplace socialization skills such as working well with others, a sense of responsibility to be proficient, how to … more
Sara Tucker, dean of academics at one of two Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy elementary schools, adjusts classes throughout an eight-hour school day to ensure that academics and enrichment all fit into every student’s schedule. more
Roughly 30 percent of Providence’s public school students are “chronically absent,” missing 18 or more days of school every year. That’s a huge problem, according to research that shows chronic absenteeism is a major predictor of whether a student will drop out before completing high school. more
Reform is coming to 10 career and tech centers in Rhode Island following recent changes to state law designed to modernize the programs and better connect them to local job opportunities. Educators say they are already collaborating more with the business community, though they want to see local control maintained. more
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