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Ross McCurdy, a science teacher at Ponaganset High School in Scituate, was recognized at the White House as a merit winner of the Richard C. Bartlett Award and the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Education. McCurdy's hands-on … more
There are more than 300 state occupational-skills training programs in Rhode Island aimed at putting the unemployed back to work. Despite their number, however, those programs have not been enough to turn around the unemployment problem … more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Following a national search, Maling Ebrahimpour of St. Petersburg, Fla., has been appointed dean of the University of Rhode Island's College of Business Administration. Ebrahimpour had worked for 18 years at URI before … more
PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new criminal justice lab on Nov. 10 at 10:30 a.m. The lab, located in the TACO Center at 10 Abbott Park Place, is part of the John Hazen White College of … more
About 12 years ago, Bryant University officials began working on developing educational exchanges with China, which was showing signs of explosive economic growth. The school already had made the decision it wanted to have an international … more
PROVIDENCE – Elsa Duré has been named CEO of the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies, effective last week. Duré, former chief of policy and expansion at RIMA, replaces Michael Magee, now CEO at Chiefs for Change, a national nonprofit … more
Betty Sadaniantz has been named dean of the St. Joseph School of Nursing. more
Central Falls public schools will be the first in the state to implement the COPsync911 alert system, which allows staff to send an immediate and silent alert to all other staff, the local law enforcement dispatch center, all patrol cars and on-duty law enforcement officers, in the event of an emergency. more
The Marine Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program, a free seven-week program where individuals gain entry-level skills needed to work in local industry, has announced its expansion to include training in the skill sets needed by R.I. composites companies. more
Rhode Island ranks 31st in the nation for overall child well-being, and last among New England states, according to the 26th annual 2015 Kids Count data book released Tuesday. more
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