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In the first such partnership in Rhode Island, Roger Williams University has paired with the Gateway to College Nation Network, which offers a graduation track to high school dropouts while also laying out steps to attain an associates degree, according to a Tuesday release by the university. more
During its December meeting the R.I. State Council on the Arts awarded 68 grants totaling $164,890 to local schools, organizations, community centers and artists, according to a Thursday statement by the group. more
Over the next three years, Rhode Island will receive $2 million to improve career readiness and postsecondary attainment for all Rhode Island youth through a program called “PrepareRI.” more
Massachusetts ranked first with a B in the annual report card about the state of education in the United States from Education Week, while Rhode Island finished 10th, receiving a grade of C+. more
(Updated 9:46 a.m. and 2:56 p.m.) A 22-year-old Brown University senior made Forbes’ 2017 30 under 30 list of the top change-makers and innovators in the country. more
Changes at Ava Anderson, the state’s failed “Cooler & Warmer” tourism campaign, top young chefs and a former Hasbro executive’s take on politics and philanthropy were among the most-read stories on PBN.com in 2016, according to Google Analytics. more
Feinstein Leadership Scholarships, which will help Feinstein Junior Scholars attend Roger Williams University, were recently established by local philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein through a $500,000 gift made to RWU, according to a Monday announcement by the university. more
The link between socio-economic status and school performance is weakening for U.S. students, a sign of improving equity in American education even as U.S. teens continue to lag behind their international counterparts in math, reading and science, according to a study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. more
Two middle school students each received college scholarships of $10,000 on Friday, thanks to the new PawSox Scholars program created by the Pawtucket Red Sox and the PawSox/Skeffington Charitable Foundation. more
The Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame’s 2016 induction class includes 14 state residents who will be honored posthumously this weekend. more
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