New law: R.I. public colleges must plan for apprenticeships

GIVING CREDIT: Rhode Island College, along with the University of Rhode Island and the Community College of Rhode Island, is being required to establish ways of awarding academic credit for students who participate in registered apprenticeship programs.
COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE
GIVING CREDIT: Rhode Island College, along with the University of Rhode Island and the Community College of Rhode Island, is being required to establish ways of awarding academic credit for students who participate in registered apprenticeship programs.
COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

A new state law requires public higher education institutions to establish ways of awarding academic credit to students who participate in registered apprenticeship programs. “These are the niches that Rhode Island will be filling, but it hasn’t been organized,” said Rep. Joseph M. McNamara, D-Warwick, who sponsored the Apprenticeship Pathways to Earning a Bachelor’s Degree

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