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CITY AND STATE OFFICIALS have scheduled a series of public forums in the coming weeks for the community to discuss the findings of a report on Providence schools issued by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy. The first meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

Report paints bleak picture of Providence schools

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public School District is failing miserably at nearly every aspect of its mission, with students struggling to learn in schools...
TUFTS HEALTH PLAN Foundation has awarded $315,000 in grants to three Rhode Island organizations. The grants are intended to help communities achieve achieve age-friendly practices for older residents in underrepresented communities.

Tufts Health Plan Foundation grants $315K to R.I. organizations to boost...

PROVIDENCE – Tufts Health Plan Foundation has awarded $315,000 to three Rhode Island organizations, part of the nonprofit organization’s 15-grant, $1.9 million effort to...
CITIZENS FINANCIAL GROUP reported that it made over $14 million in charitable donations to support community programs and events in 2018 in 12 states. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/KELVIN MA

Citizens highlights its corporate responsibility efforts in 2018

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Financial Group Inc. reported that it provided $14 million from Citizens Bank and Citizens Charitable Foundation in charitable giving to support...

JWU rolls out occupational therapy doctorate program

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University has welcomed its inaugural class of 12 students for the state’s first entry-level occupational therapy doctorate program.The full-time,...

Southcoast Health awards $150K in grants to local nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Southcoast Health has announced 18 grant recipients chosen as part of its Community Benefits Impact Opportunity program.Grants total $150,000 and are for...

SEG accepting applicants for Health & Wellness Accelerator

PROVIDENCE – Social Enterprise Greenhouse is seeking motivated and coachable entrepreneurs with early-stage health and wellness ventures with social impact for the organization’s 2019...

Five Questions With: Thomas Bucci

Warwick Ice Cream Co. has created a new ice cream to help support Hasbro Children’s Hospital and it is currently available at various locations...

R.I. Council for the Humanities announces 2019 award recipients

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities will honor the White family, Silaphone Nhongvongsouthy, Edible Schoolyard at Green Animals Topiary Garden, and...

6 R.I. students awarded scholarships that honor Roger Williams

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded scholarships to six Rhode Island high school students who will start college next fall. The winners...

Ex-College Crusade chief appointed interim president of JWU Charlotte campus

PROVIDENCE – Todd D. Flaherty, former president and CEO of the College Crusade of Rhode Island, has been appointed interim president of the Charlotte...
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