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THE RHODE ISLAND Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School and the Papitto Opportunity Connection created a four-year partnership to expand diversity and inclusion within its music education initiatives. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA & MUSIC SCHOOL

R.I. Philharmonic, Papitto Opportunity Connection ink partnership to expand diversity initiatives...

PAWTUCKET – The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School announced Tuesday at Agnes E. Little Elementary School a major four-year partnership with Papitto...

UMasss receives $375K match from local banks for student offshore wind...

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth was recently awarded $375,000 in grants from three local financial institutions to match a grant from the...

Georgetown dad acquitted in final college bribery scam trial 

BOSTON (AP) – A father was acquitted Thursday of charges that he paid off a Georgetown University tennis coach to get his daughter into...
A NEW REPORT released Friday by the United Way of Rhode Island and the Brown University School of Public Health notes that the rate of Black homeowners in Rhode Island lags behind the national average. / COURTESY UNITED WAY OF RHODE ISLAND

Report: Black homeownership in R.I. below national rate

PROVIDENCE – Even though approximately 3 in 5 Rhode Islanders own a home, the number of Black homeowners within the Ocean State is lower...

Judge: State violated rights of English-language learners

PROVIDENCE – A Superior Court judge ruled Thursday the Council of Elementary and Secondary Education and the state Department of Education violated the rights...
R.I. EDUCATION COMMISSIONER Angelica Infante-Green announced Wednesday that the state will take measures to improve civics education being taught in public schools. / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

R.I. education officials announce measures to improve civics education

PROVIDENCE – In a significant agreement following a federal lawsuit filed four years by a group of local students, state education officials announced Wednesday...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION awarded more than $360,000 in grants to 15 medical research projects. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation awards $360K in medical research grants

PROVIDENCE – Fifteen medical research projects have been awarded more than $360,000 in seed funding from the Rhode Island Foundation to help with various...

Former RISD interim president named Bryant’s new CFO, VP of business...

SMITHFIELD – David R. Proulx, who briefly served as the interim president at the Rhode Island School of Design, has been appointed as Bryant...
PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS announces 40 honorees for its annual 40 Under Forty awards program.

PBN announces 2022 40 Under Forty honorees

PROVIDENCE – Forty young professionals have been chosen as the winners of Providence Business News’ 18th annual 40 Under Forty program. Awardees were selected based...

Here’s how to boost computer science ed

When advocates push for computer science education, usually they’re talking about boosting the number of schools offering computer science classes – with the intent...

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