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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...

JWU’s Exchange City awarded $100,000 grant

PROVIDENCE – Exchange City, an interactive educational and entrepreneurial project for middle and high school students housed on the campus of Johnson & Wales...

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...

Health care reform must center on the community

The health care crisis we face is real, and Rhode Islanders deserve an authentic solution. Employers are being priced out of the system and dropping...

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...

Charity shouldn’t determine taxes

The General Assembly is considering legislation that would prohibit the state from using donations to Rhode Island charities as a basis for residency –...
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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...

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...

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...
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