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JOYFUL ENDEAVOR: Providence College President the Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard remembers being impressed with the Dominican friars when he was a PC student. It drew him to their community.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PC president looks to market Friars’ brand on national level

(Editor’s note: This is the first installment in an occasional series of interviews with the state’s new wave of higher education leaders.) The Rev. Kenneth...
WORK SITE: Amy Grzybowski, future director of a planned higher education center in northern Rhode ­Island, visits the building in downtown Woonsocket that will be converted into the center by late 2021 or early 2022. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Downtown Woonsocket getting a higher-ed boost

The workforce in southern Rhode Island got a helping hand in getting crucial training when the state opened the Westerly Education Center four years...
THE PROVIDENCE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT, the Providence Teachers Union and the R.I. Department of Education reached a tentative contract agreement.

State, Providence teachers reach tentative contract agreement

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education and Providence Public School District have reached a tentative contract agreement with the Providence Teachers Union, Gov....
STATE OFFICIALS are determining plans for the upcoming school year for both vaccinations and creating healthy environments in school in case vaccines for younger children are not available by the fall. AP FILE PHOTO/TED S. WARREN

State addressing vaccine challenges for children ahead of school year

PROVIDENCE – While children across Rhode Island are enjoying summer vacation after a very unique academic year, the state is working against the clock...

RIDE, R.I. Department of Human Services announce Summer P-EBT benefits

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education and the R.I. Department of Human Services recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and...

Gilbane Building Co. to manage construction on Rogers High School project

PROVIDENCE – Gilbane Building Co. announced June 28 that it will provide construction management services for the Rogers High School replacement project in Newport. In...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, along with Gov. Daniel J. McKee and the R.I. Department of Health, announced Wednesday guidance on how to safely return to in-person school across the state.

State officials announce guidance on return to in-person schooling

PROVIDENCE – Field trips resuming, optional mask wearing for vaccinated individuals, and no capacity limits on buses are some of the recommended guidance state...
LISA GARCIA, a math teacher at North Kingstown High School, has been named the 2022 Rhode Island Teacher of the Year. / COURTESY NORTH KINGSTOWN SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

North Kingstown High School’s Garcia named 2022 R.I. Teacher of the...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Lisa Garcia received a pleasant surprise Thursday, courtesy of Gov. Daniel J. McKee and the R.I. Department of Education. Garcia, who teaches...

McKee signs high school financial education bill

PROVIDENCE – Personal finance classes will soon be a part of the curriculum across Rhode Island high schools under legislation signed by Gov. Daniel...

More students can take RIDE ACN college courses via New England...

EAST GREENWICH – New England Institute of Technology, which has offered free college courses for high school students through the R.I. Department of Education’s...

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