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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. GOVERNMENT staffing, from FY 1990 to FY 2008, showing the decline to 15,761.6 FTEs from 17,715 in the early 1990s. /

RIPEC: State needs ‘fiscal get-well plan’

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Public Expenditures Council today released its analysis of the governor’s proposed budget for fiscal 2008, and called for the...

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...

5 Brown professors named Guggenheim Fellows

PROVIDENCE – Five members of the Brown University faculty have been awarded 2007 Guggenheim Fellowships, the university announced today. The new fellows, selected on the...
DR. JOSEPH AMARAL /

President Joseph Amaral to leave R.I. Hospital

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Joseph Amaral, Rhode Island Hospital’s president and CEO since April 2000, today announced he will step down as CEO effective June...
MALCOLM L. SPAULDING, a URI professor of ocean engineering, will serve as CoEUT's director. /

URI and NUWC line up 19 partners and $1.5M for...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and U.S. Representatives Patrick J. Kennedy and James R. Langevin joined University of Rhode...
DISCRIMINATION by the housing industry against would-be buyers and renters is the target of the new multi-agency campaign, whose launch coincides with national Fair Housing Month. Above, a house for sale in Smithfield. /

Agencies team up for Fair Housing R.I. campaign

PROVIDENCE – Saying that “finding the right, safe, affordable home should not be a matter of race, religion or ethnicity,” Rhode Island Housing today...
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