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A new educational program in honor of Roger Williams, funded by Letitia and John Carter through the Rhode Island Foundation, will give students and teachers access to a trove of information on Rhode Island’s founding father, and also award up to $240,000 a year in college scholarships, according to an announcement made Tuesday by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
Allison Gaines Pell, former head of school at New York City’s Blue School, has been named head of school at The Wheeler School, according to an announcement by the school’s president of the board of trustees on Friday. more
I have previously written that the defense economy is vital and critically important to Aquidneck Island, Newport County, Rhode Island and our national defense. more
When Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. CEO Nigel Travis took the time on Oct. 5 to speak at Johnson & Wales University, he was modeling behavior that the entire business community could learn from. His appointment as a distinguished professor at … more
With state employment growing faster than the national level and the unemployment rate the lowest it’s been since “the ‘dot com’ boom at the turn of the century,” the Massachusetts economy is performing well, according to the Editorial Board of MassBenchmarks, the journal of the Massachusetts economy published by the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. more
The R.I. Department of Education named 22 schools “Commended Schools,” the highest rank, in this year’s school classification, according to a release by the department on Wednesday. more
Merry Caswell is the administrative director of the First Star University of Rhode Island Academy and former principal of Slater Middle School in Pawtucket and Newport’s Cluny School. more
The Newport Pathways in Technology Early College High School program, also known as P-TECH, welcomed its first ninth grade class on Sept. 7. more
Three Rhode Island schools were named 2016 Blue Ribbon Schools, the highest honor given by the U.S. Department of Education, according to an announcement from the R.I. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Thursday. more
A $480,000 initiative was announced Thursday by the Rhode Island Foundation, in partnership with state and local education officials, aimed at closing the achievement gap for English as a Second Language learners, according to a release by the organization. more
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