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You shouldn’t underestimate the power of observation

One of the qualities of successful people in all walks of life is keen observation of their surroundings. They notice things about people, human...

After-school programs added in Providence

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public Library and the Providence After School Alliance have joined forces to offer five new after-school programs for middle-school children...

URI department among most productive in field

KINGSTON VILLAGE – The 2005 Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index has ranked the University of Rhode Island's department of environmental and natural resource economics the...

Math, reading scores improve across R.I., writing scores drop

PROVIDENCE – Elementary and middle school students' test scores in reading and mathematics improved statewide last year, Gov. Donald L. Carcieri announced Jan. 30.In...
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Ex-U.N. ambassador joins Brown institute

Richard C. Holbrooke, who served as the United States' ambassador to the United Nations during the Clinton administration, has accepted a five-year appointment as...

Survey: R.I. gamblers love casinos

Though more Rhode Island residents have been visiting Lincoln Park, fewer have been visiting Newport Grand, and those who visit the slot parlors have...

Central Falls’ schools get a helping hand

After Central Falls High School missed its test score targets for the fifth consecutive year, the No Child Left Behind Act required that the...
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Daniel P. Egan

Daniel P. Egan is the president of the Rhode Island Independent Higher Education Association, effective last month. He previously was chief of staff in...

Chamber seeks to recognize flexible employers in R.I.

The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and When Work Works, a national initiative to highlight the importance of workplace effectiveness, are inviting local employers...
STUDENTS Gina Cubias and Jose Lebron work with a friend during a computer class at Central Falls High School. /

Central Falls H.S. plan gives URI a chance to shine

After Central Falls High School missed its No Child Left Behind targets for the fifth year in a row, triggering a requirement that the...
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