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BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office held two hearings this month to gather public testimony regarding proposed regulations that enhance consumer protections governing the for-profit and occupational school industry. more
Brown University has made a new commitment to provide at least one funded internship or research opportunity to any student who receives need-based financial aid, President Christina Paxson said Thursday. more
Roger Williams University School of Law will lower its annual tuition by $7,608, or 18 percent, for the 2014-15 academic year. more
In the face of declining enrollment, Rhode Island’s aging school buildings are costing the state a lot of money to maintain, and could cost even more to fix, state education officials told lawmakers Tuesday. more
Eight previously unemployed Rhode Islanders with information technology experience now have full-time jobs in the state as a result of a 14-week program that oiled some rusty skills and added up-to-date technology training requested by employers. more
Known best for its culinary-arts program, Johnson & Wales University offers degrees in the arts and sciences, business, education, nutrition, hospitality and technology. Not typically considered a school for athletes, the university in fact has 22 varsity athletic sports at the Providence campus. Three programs debuted in 2013 –- women’s field hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse – while women’s hockey was added as a club sport this year. This past year, the university also completed construction of the school’s first athletic fields. more
Project Turn Grease Into Fuel has had such success building a local following that the teens involved plan to branch out across New England. more
CENTRAL FALLS – Rhode Island leaders joined Segue Institute for Learning scholars, staff, parents, and board members in mid-December as the charter school was named 2013-2014 Whole Child Recognition School. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Scientists from the University of Rhode Island and the state office of The Nature Conservancy have developed a series of tools that identify sites in the state that are likely to contain the greatest biodiversity in the next century. more
DARTMOUTH – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth senior nursing student Anna-Rae LeClaire received the outstanding-student award at the annual meeting of the BACCHUS Network, a national nonprofit organization that promotes student leadership on healthy and safe lifestyle decisions. more
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