Education

Daniel Richard / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With: Dan Richard, principal at St. Raphael Academy

Daniel Richard | Principal, St. Raphael Academy 1. St. Raphael Academy was thrust into the national spotlight just as the coronavirus was starting to hit...

ACLU of RI files suit against Pawtucket school officials for unlawful...

PAWTUCKET – Two American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island cooperating attorneys filed suit in federal court on June 2 over a school resource...
R.I. EDUCATION COMMISSIONER Angelica Infante-Green told the House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare Wednesday night that among the public school reopening plans being considered for the fall is having some students learn onsite at schools while others continue remote learning. PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

‘Hybrid’ learning model among school reopening plans being considered

PROVIDENCE – Officials from the R.I. Department of Education met with the House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare Wednesday night offering strategies on...
CLASSES IN SESSION: Stacy Sadlier, human resources director at Seven Stars Bakery LLC, says when the bakery was forced to lay off many of its workers during the shutdown, some employees lost access to English-learning courses. They have now resumed in a distance-learning format. The bakery hopes to recall its workers by the end of June. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Training on core skills still crucial in crisis

While many workforce-development initiatives in Rhode Island are aimed at training people in highly skilled labor, such as pipefitting and computer-assisted manufacturing, others seek...
SEAN F. REID has been named the new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs for Providence College. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Providence College names Reid provost

PROVIDENCE – Sean F. Reid, dean of Ithaca College School of Business, is joining the leadership team at Providence College. Reid will be the private...
THE R.I. OFFICE of the Attorney General and the R.I. Office of the General Treasurer launched Thursday a new website, called studentloanrightsri.com, to offer support for student-loan borrowers and ensure them of their rights. / COURTESY STUDENTLOANRIGHTSRI.COM

R.I. AG, Treasurer’s offices launch new website to protect student-loan borrowers

PROVIDENCE – Nearly a year after the Student Loan Bill of Rights was passed in Rhode Island, the R.I. Office of the General Treasurer...

Five Questions With: Jennie Johnson

Jennie Johnson is the executive director for City Year Providence, a nonprofit that has its members partner with local schools to provide educational support...

Family therapy clinic at URI offering free sessions during pandemic

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island College of Health Science’s Couple and Family Therapy Clinic is now offering parents, children and other...

JWU student designs mask to alert first responders of harmful contaminants

PROVIDENCE – A Johnson & Wales University junior was recently awarded $5,000 to support the development of a mask he designed that will alert...
BROWN UNIVERSITY approved a $1.3 billion consolidated base budget for the 2021 fiscal year. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown approves $1.3B base fiscal budget; numbers may change due to...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University has approved its $1.3 billion consolidated base budget for the 2021 fiscal year, a budget that increases financial support for...

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