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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is proposing $500,000 be set aside as part of her 2017 budget to make college entrance SAT and PSAT testing free for public high school students. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a grant for classroom innovation to third-grade teachers here for a project that involves a student read-a-thon and donations to the local food pantry. more
Classmates recently videotaped fifth-grader Ian McLellan articulately describing his problem-solving methods for coding, which schools try to develop through a program that uses popular games such as Minecraft as educational tools. The … more
PROVIDENCE – Brown University is launching an interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship with a $25 million gift from alumnus Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. Nelson, class of 1977, said he was … more
Harvard Business School is no longer the world's best, according to a new ranking. INSEAD, a university with campuses in France and Singapore, ranked first in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking released last week, according to a report from the … more
Stefanie Tellex, an assistant professor in the computer science department at Brown University, talked with Providence Business News about the work she does in the Humans to Robots lab, its recent Rethink Robotics Video Challenge win, which gave it its third Baxter robot, and the lab’s “million object challenge” involving Baxter robots. more
Former Muhlenberg College President Peyton Randolph (Randy) Helm has been named interim chancellor of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. more
The South County Hospital Auxiliary is accepting applications for its 2016 scholarship. The scholarship supports continuing education or job training in clinical health care fields among men and women with limited financial or educational opportunities. more
Andrea Raciti has joined the New England Institute of Technology as high school representative, representing NEIT in Vermont and southern New Hampshire high schools. Prior to joining NEIT, Raciti was an admissions representative for Lincoln … more
The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
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