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A project about creating biodegradable plastics – also known as bioplastics – out of cornstarch, potatoes and milk has made a biotechnology class at East Greenwich High School a finalist in Samsung’s “Solve for Tomorrow” contest. more
A new computer science initiative, Computer Science for RI, to help every public school in Rhode Island teach computer science classes by December 2017, was launched Monday by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Rhode Island ranks eighth out of 18 states evaluated for the health of their charter public school movements, according to a report by the Washington, D.C.-based National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. more
Michael D. Croft is trying to transform the learning marketplace. The CEO of Volute Technologies Inc., founded last winter, is collaborating with local, national and international universities to develop an interactive learning platform … more
Mission: The mission of Brown University is to serve the community, the nation and the world by discovering, communicating and preserving knowledge and understanding in a spirit of free inquiry, and by educating and preparing students to discharge … more
The University of Rhode Island Women’s Sailing Team has received $130,000 in gifts toward its $450,000 fundraising goal to replace its aging fleet. more
Brown University, Rhode Island School of Design and Wheaton College were recognized as top-producing institutions for Fulbright scholars in an annual list from the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
Jim Purcell, the commissioner for the R.I. Council on Postsecondary Education, has received an extended contract and an 8.6 percent raise, but the contract was shortened from two years to one. more
When the report, “The State of Working Rhode Island 2015: Workers of Color,” was released late last year, Anna Cano Morales used it to delve deeper and highlight issues facing Latinos in Rhode Island. more
Lee Ann Cameron has been hired as executive assistant to the headmaster at St. Andrew's School Rhode Island. She holds a B.A. in communications and an M.A. in teaching from Roger Williams University. more
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