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In a new report released Monday by the national nonprofit Rural School and Community Trust, Rhode Island ranks as the third-highest-scoring state in the country for its rural education programs. more
Over the past few years 21 states have adopted laws allowing medical use of marijuana, including Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Seven more states are considering such legislation. Those changes to the once-taboo drug’s legal status have sparked concerns among parents and physicians that the new laws could lead to an increase in the number of teens using it. more
Later this week Bryant University hosts the 29th Annual World Trade Day. The event provides inspiration and connections to companies looking to boost their presence in the global markets. more
PROVIDENCE – The Providence Children’s Museum was awarded a three-year grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service to hire 12 full-time AmeriCorps members. more
In March, Douglas Sherman, the senior vice president and provost at the New England Institute of Technology, saw his work to introduce an online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program bear fruit when the program was accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. more
Nine educators training to become principals in struggling school systems spent the morning of May 1 focusing on resistance, as they worked to refine their leadership skills. more
In 2013, Rhode Island fully met standards for quality in its state-supported early-learning program, according to “The State of Preschool 2013,” a report from the National Institute of Early Education Research. more
The R.I. Board of Education endorsed legislation Monday night that would authorize leasing terms for redevelopment of the South Street Power Station into an academic and nursing-school complex, paving the way for what Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee called a “meds and eds” project that is “a natural for us.” more
NARRAGANSETT – R.I. Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit last week unveiled the new R.I. Marine Fisheries Institute at an event at the University of Rhode Island’s Bay Campus. more
WARWICK – Geoffrey Lanez, a student at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, was one of five chefs awarded a president’s medallion from the American Culinary Federation. more
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