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States seeking to strengthen their economy should look to educational offerings, urges The Economic Policy Institute in a recent study, titled “A Well Educated Workforce is Key to State Prosperity.” more
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Northeast Region has awarded grants totaling nearly half-a-million dollars through its B-Wet program to nine educational projects in New England, including two in Rhode Island. more
The University of Rhode Island has received a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to train math and science teachers in the so-called STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – fields. more
A new Rhode Island Teaching Artists Center is being established to provide Rhode Island-based teaching artists with job opportunities in the public and private sectors. more
(Updated, 11:35 a.m.) The education of Latinos in Rhode Island reflects an achievement gap, compared with white students, that is among the 10 worst in the country, according to a new study by the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has achieved a ranking of No. 25 for the second year in a row among masters universities in rankings generated by Washington Monthly. more
PROVIDENCE – The University of Rhode Island is set to welcome students – including 3,650 new ones – back for the 2013-2014 academic year, The Associated Press reported last week. more
In June, Trinity Repertory Company hosted its 17th annual Pell Awards in a new spot – one where guests could enjoy a Mojito-flavored cupcake or a lamb martini at meal stations anytime they wanted after the playhouse ceremony. more
Graduates of a Tiverton High School summer boat-building program on Aug. 15 prepare to launch one of two boats they built. The six-week program was funded through the Workforce Partnership of Greater Rhode Island. The launch was held in Newport at an event hosted by the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association. more
A commercial waste handler in Rhode Island will pay a fine and provide hazardous chemical cleanup and education at local schools to resolve claims it violated state and federal hazardous waste laws at its Providence facility, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday. more
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