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THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE of Rhode Island has reached a partnership agreement with the Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College Charter High School./ COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI partners with charter high school for ‘seamless pathway’ to nursing...

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island is partnering with a nursing charter high school to remove barriers and provide a "seamless pathway"...
GOV. GINA RAIMONDO has directed the state Department of Education to establish a panel of experts to conduct a review of Providence schools./ PBN FILE PHOTO/ DAVE HANSEN

Raimondo orders ‘comprehensive review’ of Providence schools

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is directing the state Department of Education to conduct a "comprehensive review" of the Providence school system to...
THE RHODE ISLAND COUNCIL for the Humanities has announced it is distributing $140,000 worth of grants to 15 nonprofits to fund humanities initiatives.

15 R.I. civic and cultural groups receive $140K in Humanities Council...

PROVIDENCE – Fifteen civic and cultural organizations are receiving a total of $140,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities that...
NEW APPLICATIONS are being accepted for the Wavemaker Fellowship program, which helps STEM and design professionals defray student-loan debts.

Got student debt? Commerce RI accepting new applications for Wavemaker Fellowship

PROVIDENCE – The state’s Wavemaker Fellowship program that provides recent college graduates working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields with student-loan reimbursement is...

Accrediting agency accepts CCRI’s fifth-year report

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island has received a passing grade when it comes to its accreditation.The New England Commission of Higher...

Five Questions With: Miki Ohlsen

Miki Ohlsen is the artistic director the Newport-based contemporary ballet company Island Moving Company, a position she has held since its inception in 1982....

Programming on Oliver Hazard Perry headed in new direction

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The nonprofit group that operates Rhode Island's official Tall Ship, the Oliver Hazard Perry, has changed course, and the group says...

Wheeler to host school diversity conference April 27

PROVIDENCE – More than 200 educators, school leaders, alumni, trustees, parents and students from independent schools in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts will gather...

URI students depart on 6-day ocean expedition

NARRAGANSETT – Eleven University of Rhode Island students and several scientists have departed for a six-day expedition aboard URI's research vessel Endeavor to research...
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Raimondo: A ‘partner with business’

You could say Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is a pragmatist. The way she puts it, she’s not trying to change the world so much...
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