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Four years ago, Renaud Megard left behind a travel-heavy, corporate job and bought Nameplates for Industry. He hasn’t looked back, balancing more time with his family and building a small business. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

By creating a path to success, workforce issues can be solved

Renaud Megard | NFI LLC president and CEO Throughout my career in various industries, the biggest challenges I have faced have come from finding the...
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Five Questions With Marcela Betancur

Marcela Betancur | Director, Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University 1. You have significant experience in housing. How does this relate to the work...

The Empowerment Factory honored with Award from RI Environmental Education Assn.

The Rhode Island Environmental Education Association (RIEEA) has named The Empowerment Factory (TEF) as a recipient of its annual award for “Program of the...

Can SAT predict top teachers?

Rhode Island is the sole New England state that requires prospective college students pursuing education degrees to provide SAT scores – let alone score...

R.I. ranks in top quarter of most-educated states, but last in...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island was named the No. 21 most-educated state in the nation but ranked last in New England, according to WalletHub. Massachusetts scored...
RANKING NO. 21 IN THE NATION for most educated state, Rhode Island was the lowest-ranked New England state in the Monday report released by WalletHub. Massachusetts was the highest-ranked state while Mississippi came in at No. 50. / COURTESY WALLETHUB

Among most-educated states, R.I. ranks in top quarter but last in...

PROVIDENCE – While the other five New England states ranked within the top 20 – with four of the five within the top 10...
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Five Questions With Tom Giordano

5Q: Tom Giordano | Executive director, Partnership for Rhode Island 1. More than three-quarters of Rhode Island voters in November approved a $250 million bond...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO renewed her call for a ban on assault weapons in her inaugural address at the Statehouse. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Raimondo calls for unity in inaugural address

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Tuesday committed to broadly supporting ongoing state efforts to boost education, job training, affordable health care and...
PIPE FITTER: Michael Stuba trains to become a pipe fitter for General Dynamics Electric Boat through a Westerly Education Center program put on by the Community College of Rhode Island. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Boost for school construction, job training

The Ocean State had its eyes on the public school system this past year, as two statewide ballot requests for funding, not to mention...

Taking ownership of public education

Rhode Island needs a well-educated workforce to strengthen small businesses, the backbone of our economy. We need a strong, stable public education system to...
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