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BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick says his fiscal 2015 budget proposal supports job-growth priorities and works to close the so-called “achievement gap” in education. more
Catherine Sama, professor of Italian and film media and head of the Italian section at the University of Rhode Island, recently won a National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship. She plans to create the first fully annotated translation of European painter Rosalba Carriera’s correspondence for a book series dedicated to women writers from the 14th to 18th centuries. more
For the Rhode Island School of the Future, instilling values like persistence and teamwork in students through robotics competitions is more important than contest-winning technology tricks. more
Shawn Rubin launched EdTechRI as a natural outgrowth of his experience as director of blended learning and technology integration at the Highlander Institute, a charter school in Providence. Blended learning is a combination of online learning through educational-technology software and face-to-face instruction with a teacher in a brick-and-mortar environment. Most of his work is professional development with teachers to help them integrate technology into their classrooms. Rubin works extensively with schools in Providence, as well as across southeast New England. The missing link Rubin discovered between educational-software developers and enthusiastic teachers – the classroom testing phase – ignited a spark that led to the creation of EdTechRI. more
(Updated, Feb. 3, 10:42 a.m.) Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley on Friday said the university will establish a School of Health Sciences within the year that will be anchored by a graduate physician assistant program set to start in January 2015. more
Rhode Island’s four-year high-school graduation rate improved to 80 percent for the class of 2013, the R.I. Department of Education reported Friday. more
Rhode Island has earned a “B” for its teacher-effectiveness policies, one of the highest grades in the nation, according to the 2013 State Teacher Policy Yearbook released Thursday by the National Council on Teacher Quality. more
Brown University President Christina Paxson is inviting the surrounding community to join the university this March in celebrating its 250th anniversary. more
The Princeton Review has named Brown University to its 2014 list of the 150 Best Value Colleges in the United States. more
Rhode Island’s fourth graders registered the third-largest gains in reading proficiency nationally over the past decade, according to a report released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. more
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