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Funded by philanthropists Letitia and John Carter, the Rhode Island Foundation’s Sparks Grant program will provide nearly $190,000 in reading and innovation grants to teachers across the state, according to a Jan. 13 announcement. more
(Updated 12:02 p.m.) The Roger Williams University Faculty Senate has voted to sever ties with Wells Fargo, calling the bank’s recent deposits scandal a “gross malfeasance” that’s inconsistent with the values and mission of the university. more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in September from August, and similarly unmoved from the September 2015 rate, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Five grants totaling $602,580 were awarded to the University of Rhode Island by The Champlin Foundations in support of technology and equipment acquisition in the communications, engineering, pharmacy and health sciences departments, according to a statement by the school on Monday. more
(Updated 2:43 p.m.) Mayor Jorge O. Elorza published a report Wednesday afternoon announcing the achievements, goals and future plans of the Career and Technical Education Task Force launched in October. more
(Updated 3 p.m.) In Rhode Island, students who are known as “debaters” would do best at Brown University. more
Clark Greene has been appointed interim president of Rhode Island College. more
In its just concluded fiscal year the Providence Athenaeum raised $243,473 from 582 donors, breaking records as well as surpassing goals for both categories. Their dual goals were $240,000 and 525 donors. more
William Black, principal of West Broadway Middle School, has been named the 2016 Outstanding First-Year Principal by the Rhode Island Association of School Principals. more
Following a challenging fiscal year, the value of Brown University’s endowment fell 1.1 percent to $3.2 billion, the university announced this week. more
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