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State and University of Rhode Island officials launched a public campaign Wednesday to encourage voters to approve $45.5 million in bonds to improve engineering education and facilities, and establish a university-affiliated innovation center. more
A $480,000 initiative was announced Thursday by the Rhode Island Foundation, in partnership with state and local education officials, aimed at closing the achievement gap for English as a Second Language learners, according to a release by the organization. more
1 What has been the most interesting thing you've learned about CCRI? Our students … are often the first in their family to attend college, and their grit and determination are incredibly inspiring. Every day, the example they set about … more
Louise R. Dinsmore knows how to raise money. From working on former U.S. Rep. Ronald K. Machtley's congressional campaign in the early '90s, to fundraising for educational facilities at The University of Rhode Island and now running a … more
Why don’t more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: “In the early 1980s, American men with at least four years of college education earned about 40 percent more on average than those whose education ended with high school. more
In 2015, a total of 42 Rhode Island students took the Advanced Placement exam in computer science. Of that pool, only 26 achieved a score high enough to qualify for college credit. The same year, fewer than 1 percent of Rhode Island public … more
Eighth-grade science teacher Jane Ramos has used the Jason Learning educational program for the past eight years. For her, it's been a tool to engage students who wouldn't otherwise be interested in science. "One of the most wonderful … more
Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Cox Communications Scholarship program. more
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER John Sweeney, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Providence College, grew up in the small town of Bozrah, Conn. The sixth of seven children, he was raised by caring parents and a strong … more
Job-specific skills are the watchword for human resource departments today. Most often we have seen it with calls for more fully prepared candidates in the building trades or in technology-related health care positions. But recently, the … more
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