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Degree of separation

Does your company require employees, current or potential, to have an education? Yes: 72.7% No: 27.3%What level of education do you require employees to have? Bachelor’s degree:...

Education, economic policy linked for gubernatorial candidates

By many measures, Rhode Island has long had a troubled education system. While most major gubernatorial candidates have at least paid lip service to...
INVESTING IN R.I.: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Brown says Rhode Island should follow North Dakota in setting up a revenue-generating bank for the state. He says the lending bank would partner with local community groups and credit unions, with profits reinvested in the state. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO


Matt Brown wants R.I.’s governor to focus less on business interests...

Matt Brown, a longtime activist for social, educational and environmental causes, wants to bring that mission to the top level of state government next...

Lists: Health care educators

Total no. of health care students enrolled: 12,957Want to join? For more information about participating in PBN’s Top Lists, or to make additions or...
ACCOMPLISHED: Among Norah Diedrich’s many accomplishments as executive director of the Newport Art Museum are creating a new position of director of community engagement and implementing two successful programs, “Art After Dark” and “Second Saturdays,” since joining the museum in April 2015. / PBN FILE PHOTO/PAUL E. KANDARIAN

A passion for art education

Honoree | Norah Diedrich, Newport Art MuseumWhen Norah Diedrich was 8 or 9 years old, growing up outside Chicago, she would entertain herself...

Make education a lifelong endeavor

The world’s rich countries face a looming challenge in education: Too many of their citizens lack the skills and credentials needed for the jobs...

Seeking proper skill sets

Do you feel there is a major problem in finding skilled employees? Yes: 50% No: 50%What industry do you feel is most in need for skilled...
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With: David A. Salvatore

David A. Salvatore | President, Providence City Council1. What does it mean to you to be elected City Council president? I’m a lifelong Providence...

Libertarians were wrong on school vouchers

Twenty years ago, when libertarians looked out over a nation dotted with failing schools, we had hope. We saw what we expected to see:...

Health, education see slow growth in R.I.

Lackluster growth in health and education employment could spell trouble for the Ocean State, where job gains or losses in any segment of the...
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