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Education
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She could have been a lawyer or entered government service or journalism. But two years in a middle school classroom convinced Heather Tow-Yick that she would focus on a career in education. more
Any parent can tell you that if you don’t keep a child interested, they quickly become disengaged, no matter the activity. more
Seventeen University of Rhode Island students recently analyzed the Providence harbor to recommend ways to make it more resilient to severe weather and sea-level rise, including building a 2,000-foot-long, 25-foot-tall barrier. more
The E. Richard Durfee Scholarship Fund raised more than $20,000 during its first annual fundraiser. Proceeds from the event will provide scholarships to Narragansett High School students pursuing higher education in math or science fields. more
The 2014 Rhode Island high school graduation rate improved by a percentage point, to 81 percent, the R.I. Department of Education reported Thursday. more
College students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are invited to apply for one of Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance’s (SENEDIA)2015 scholarships. more
Victor Woolridge, a trustee of the University of Massachusetts, has been named chairman of the board and tasked with leading the search for a new university president. more
Rhode Island has earned a “B-” on a new report card on teacher pension policy from the National Council on Teacher Quality. more
Rhode Island’s charter school law ranked 33rd in the nation, one spot improved from last year, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools’ annual ranking of charter school laws. more
The Center for Dynamic Learning today launched a Career and Exploration Center to help city teens gain hands-on skills in the technical trades, engineering and manufacturing fields. more
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