Rhode Island’s capital city is one of four cities around the country that has been chosen to pilot a City Health Dashboard, a resource to help officials understand, compare and take action to improve health status and health risks in their communities.
In announcing a new stage for the Rhode Island’s Promise scholarship program, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo went a long way toward matching a number of presidential campaign promises to make higher education more affordable. Is this the right way to do it?
The College Crusade of Rhode Island’s Cranston-based college readiness program will benefit from a $5,000 grant during the 2016-17 school year thanks to a donation made in that amount by Taco/The White Family Foundation.
Local teachers and staff at the Chariho Regional School District, Narragansett School District, South Kingstown School Department and Westerly Public Schools, as well as Stonington Public Schools in Stonington, Conn., received 12 Westerly Community Credit Union Teacher Grant awards totaling more than $5,000.
Funded by philanthropists Letitia and John Carter, the Rhode Island Foundation’s Sparks Grant program will provide nearly $190,000 in reading and innovation grants to teachers across the state, according to a Jan. 13 announcement.
Darryl "Chip" Wade has been selected to serve on Johnson & Wales University's board of directors. He is executive vice president of operations of Red Lobster in Orlando, Fla. He holds a bachelor's degree in hotel and restaurant management from …