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Fitch Ratings has upgraded the ratings on the City of Pawtucket’s outstanding general obligation bonds to BBB+ from BBB-, and revised the rating outlook to stable from from positive. more
State educators are launching development of the next five-year statewide strategic plan by broadly soliciting public input in a survey and recruiting a “design team” that will write the plan. more
The number of children in Rhode Island who are obese is leveling off or declining, according to a new report by Rhode Island Kids Count, although an urgency to address the issue remains. more
FM Global has pledged $1 million to support construction of the University of Rhode Island’s proposed College of Engineering facility, a plan for which funding is included on the Nov. 4 ballot. more
Brown University is ranked 106th among the world’s top 500 universities, according to a list released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. more
A $263,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will help a school district, charter school and nonprofit organization support teacher development to raise expectations for students. more
While no Rhode Island institutions of higher learning made it on to Business Insider’s 104 smartest public colleges in America list, the Ocean State was better represented on the website’s 600 smartest colleges list. more
When it comes to pay, the place for teachers to be is Rhode Island, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Bureau of Economic Analysis compiled by Rasmussen College. more
Officials celebrated the state’s acquisition of Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s highest point at 812 feet, on Wednesday morning. more
Rhode Island ranked 29th on the annual Opportunity Index, released Monday from the national campaign, Opportunity Nation. more
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