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Education
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PROVIDENCE – Legislation introduced in the General Assembly would allow college graduates to claim a tax credit for payments on their student loans – a move aimed at keeping “talented, educated people in Rhode Island and encouraging innovators to make the state their home,” according to a statement. more
For the past three years, Mary Lu Bilek has been dean of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School of Law, where she has supported pursuit of accreditation by the American Bar Association and real-world educational programs for new lawyers. Late last year, the law school launched a Commonwealth Fellows program that discounts tuition by $5,000 for qualified students, lowering the rate from $24,178 to under $20,000 a year. more
Roger Williams University’s study abroad program is one of the 50 best in America, according to Best College Reviews. more
The FIRST LEGO League Rhode Island Championship was held Jan. 17 at Roger Williams University, and featured approximately 300 students on 40 teams building and programming robots out of LEGO blocks. more
The Rhode Island School of Design’s presidential search committee has begun preliminary interviews of candidates to replace former President John Maeda, according to the school website. more
Brown University received 30,360 applications for its Class of 2019, with record numbers of minority and international applicants, according to the Office of College Admission. more
The Top 5 Private Secondary Schools, ranked by 2013-14 high school enrollment more
The Newport County Mentor/Co-op Group has asked the R.I. Department of Education to consider supporting an advanced manufacturing academy, a charter school, based in Newport County. more
Terry Nathan has been at the helm of the IYRS School of Technology & Trades in Newport since 2004, when he was named its new president. The school, originally founded in 1993 as the International Yacht Restoration School, is a hands-on education model with three accredited schools in technology, boatbuilding and restoration, and marine systems. more
For public middle school English teacher Joe Killilea, professional development means helping colleagues open themselves up to constructive critiques from their peers. more
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