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Up until the last five years, only a few cities in the world were home to their own for-profit startup accelerators and even fewer could offer evidence of whether the entrepreneurial boot camps would prove sustainable or lucrative. more
CUMBERLAND – Civic Builders last month announced the closing of financing and start of construction on the 40,000-square-foot charter school for Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy. more
A team of five Providence College students has won the school a place among 32 finalists that will compete at the 18th Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Championship, the college announced Tuesday. more
In the face of declining enrollment, Rhode Island’s aging school buildings are costing the state a lot of money to maintain, and could cost even more to fix, state education officials told lawmakers Tuesday. more
For the Rhode Island School of the Future, instilling values like persistence and teamwork in students through robotics competitions is more important than contest-winning technology tricks. more
Known best for its culinary-arts program, Johnson & Wales University offers degrees in the arts and sciences, business, education, nutrition, hospitality and technology. Not typically considered a school for athletes, the university in fact has 22 varsity athletic sports at the Providence campus. Three programs debuted in 2013 –- women’s field hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse – while women’s hockey was added as a club sport this year. This past year, the university also completed construction of the school’s first athletic fields. more
Johnson & Wales University saw total revenue and gains increase 0.6 percent in the fiscal year ended June 30 to $486.8 million, as the school’s scholarship funding and operating expenses increased, according to the 2012-2013 annual report released Thursday. more
BOSTON – A former for-profit school in Massachusetts that abruptly closed in January has been sued over allegations that it engaged in a range of deceptive schemes to meet accreditation requirements and maximize profit to which it was not entitled, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
There is no question that John Maeda left his mark on the Rhode Island School of Design, although the manner of his leaving might be worth further discussion. more
Four colleges in Rhode Island and one in southern Massachusetts are included on a list of schools that have allegedly failed to clarify which forms they required from students applying for financial aid, according to a Maryland congressman. more
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