PPS Superintendent Maher to leave post following school year

PROVIDENCE – Christopher N. Maher, superintendent of Providence Public Schools, has announced his resignation, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said on Feb. 26.Maher will serve...

R.I. League of Cities and Towns announces priorities for 2019 legislative...

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns announced state legislative priorities for 2019 that include debating open-ended contracts and binding arbitration...
CHRISTOPHER N. MAHER will step down from his role as superintendent of Providence Public Schools following the conclusion of the academic year. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

PPS Superintendent Maher to leave post following school year

PROVIDENCE – Christopher N. Maher, superintendent of Providence Public Schools has announced his resignation, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced Tuesday.Maher will serve the rest...

Audit finds widespread problems with student loan oversight

PROVIDENCE – Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education that oversees the nation’s 30 million student loans, and the nine...
SIX STUDENTS FROM the construction management program at Roger Williams University finished second in the Associated Schools of Construction Region 6/7 competition held in Sparks, Nev., Feb. 7-9. Pictured, from left: Michael Emmer, RWU professor of construction management, with Nate Dionne, Nick Morrison, Greg Pomerleau, Carl Anderson, Jon Gomes and Ruben Fonseca. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU construction students finish 2nd in national competition

BRISTOL – Six students in the construction management program at Roger Williams University performed well at a recent national construction competition in Nevada.The team,...
STUDENTS AND STAFF visit exhibits of businesses at the Junior Achievement of Rhode Island's JA Inspire Career Fair at the R.I. Convention Center in December 2018. / COURTESY JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF RHODE ISLAND

Junior Achievement of Rhode Island earns Peak Performance Team Award

WARWICK – Junior Achievement of Rhode Island was recognized Wednesday by parent organization Junior Achievement USA with the 2017-18 Peak Performance Team Award, honoring...
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Five Questions With Allison Gaines Pell

Allison Gaines Pell | Head of school, The Wheeler School1. What prompted the recent change in the school’s mission ­statement? Our new mission...

Rahmanian to lead RIC’s Unity Center

PEGAH RAHMANIAN was recently named director of Rhode Island College’s Unity Center. She previously served as executive director of Providence-based nonprofit Youth In Action....

Bob’s Discount Furniture celebrates new store, supports local schools, families

DARTMOUTH – Bob’s Discount Furniture held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 14 in celebration of the opening of its new store here and the...

UMass Dartmouth engineering group plans student learning, design challenge

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Society of Women Engineers will host an event for middle school students on Feb. 21 as part...
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