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SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Natalie Tacy of West Warwick, a senior at the University of Rhode Island who has studied French since middle school, has won a fellowship that allows her to study in France. She won a grant from the Beatrice S. Demers Fund established through the Rhode Island Foundation to spend the fall semester there. more
PROVIDENCE – The Fund for the Education of the Children of Providence has awarded 20 graduates from nine Providence public high schools $2,500 scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. more
The Committee on City Property tentatively approved the sale of an 8.5-acre parcel to Rhode Island College for $250,000, but the property first needs to go out to bid, according to the City Clerk’s office. more
Four Rhode Island colleges and universities are listed in an annual guidebook detailing the top schools nationwide, publishers have announced. more
The School for Marine Science & Technology at the University of Massachusetts Darmouth has received $4.4 million for sea scallop research under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Northeast Cooperative Research Program. more
On the heels of lawmakers’ postponement of use of the NECAP standardized testing as a graduation requirement, Rhode Island’s education commissioner has told school superintendents the NECAP will not be administered in the fall in math or reading in any grade. more
For four years, the U.S. Education Department has threatened to rein in for-profit colleges and their soaring student debt. Now it has found a way. more
A year ago, 16-year-old Christian Rijos heard a surprising statistic: chewing an aspirin can increase a heart attack victim’s chance of survival by 30 percent. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last month new regulations that enhance consumer protections governing the for-profit and occupational school industry. more
Gerald J. Bronkhorst, 45, of Suamico, Wis., trains students from six high schools in northeast Wisconsin in an advanced-manufacturing mobile lab – a model Rhode Island educators are considering emulating. more
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