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RISD board enlists international firm for president search

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island School of Design has retained the executive search firm Spencer Stuart to assist in the search for a successor to...

UMassOnline draws in record $28M in fiscal ’07

SHREWSBURY, Mass. – UMassOnline, the online segment of the University of Massachusetts, recently reported record revenue and enrollment in fiscal 2007. Revenue increased 32.1...

R.I. to get boost in Title I funds for poor students

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rhode Island will receive a $3.1 million increase in Title I funding in fiscal year 2007, for a total of more...

Bill would make tuition, fees tax-deductible in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – A Burrillville legislator has introduced legislation to apply the same deductions for college tuition and fees to Rhode Island income taxes as...

Bryant students win regional competition

SMITHFIELD – Bryant University’s Students in Free Enterprise group won first place in the Students In Free Enterprise Regional Competition, held March 22 in...

UMass Dartmouth forms partnership with Azores

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has formed a partnership with the Azores to expand education and research initiatives focusing on Azorean Americans. Chancellor...
PETER McWALTERS, the state education commissioner, recently testified before Congress on improving No Child Left Behind. /

Education chief sees progress,<br> but also much left to do

Peter J. McWalters has been Rhode Island’s elementary and secondary education commissioner since 1992, leading the implementation of several key reforms – from Article...

R.I. bureaucracy so infuriating the state is turning off people

I am a parent of a third-year student at the New England Institute of Technology. I won’t begin to tell you the amount of...

R.I. awards $2.3M for local ‘learning centers’

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Deparment of Elementary and Secondary Education has awarded 13 grants, totaling $2.3 million, to expand or establish community learning centers...

2 LIN TV stations win Peabody Awards

PROVIDENCE – LIN TV Corp. (NYSE: TVL) today announced that its WTNH-TV of New Haven, Conn., and WISH-TV of Indianapolis, Ind., have been honored...
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