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Five years ago, Pleasant View Elementary School in Providence ranked as one of the lowest-performing schools in the state. Only 17 percent of the school's third-grade students were considered proficient in math. But visit Pleasant View … more
It may not be regionally appropriate to say, "Mammas, don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys," but it's not far off, even halfway across the continent. The most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on the median hourly wages … more
With a goal of training students in both medicine and health care policy, Brown University is launching a four-year dual-degree program. Students who complete it will earn both a doctorate of medicine and a master of public affairs degree. more
Hope & Main and the Rhode Island chapter of the American Culinary Federation will host a three-course lobster boil fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 25, with proceeds going to scholarships for high schoolers looking to enter the culinary industry and business and technical assistance for Hope & Main members. more
(Updated, 11:45 a.m., Sept. 21) Startup Weekend Education, a weekend-long crash course in entrepreneurship, is coming to Providence on Friday to take aspiring business owners from idea to startup in 54 hours. more
As the CEO and co-founder of the Lady Project, an economic development nonprofit providing women a forum in which to meet and collaborate, Sierra Barter helps women network on a national scale. She talks about opening the initiative’s 12th chapter, in Tampa, Fla. more
The University of Rhode Island has received a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to research how to improve career prospects for graduate students in the humanities. more
A new pharmacy residency program has begun at Kent Hospital. more
An intensive computer science course for teachers will be held this fall as a result of a partnership between Rhode Island College and General Assembly, a global education startup. more
Discover and access the 10 X Rule to achieve success for your company and your personal goals. Wiley ISBN 9780470627600 | $24.95 more
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