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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
Hope Valley Industries in North Kingstown, which makes automotive accessories such as floor mats and mudflaps, could use a few more CNC programmers. To that end, says Julie Zito, the firm's director of human resources, the company plans to … more
PROVIDENCE – A new computer science initiative, Computer Science for RI, to help every public school in Rhode Island teach computer science classes by December 2017, was launched last week by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. Raimondo, whose budget … more
David Sotnik, a leave-of-absence case manager at CVS Health Corp., was ready to start an MBA program at Johnson & Wales University when a friend suggested another option. A $19,000 master-of-science degree program in human resources at JWU … more
Mission: The mission of Brown University is to serve the community, the nation and the world by discovering, communicating and preserving knowledge and understanding in a spirit of free inquiry, and by educating and preparing students to discharge … more
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