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Nearly 80 fourth- and fifth-graders will receive a $1,000 college scholarship, certificate of achievement and a Read to Succeed scholar medal for their successful completion of the 2014 Read to Succeed Summer Program. more
Pasta for Pennies, an Olive Garden fund raiser that benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, raised more than $70,174 after about 18,262 students in Rhode Island donated their spare change. more
New England Institute of Technology again is offering a tuition freeze to all individuals who enroll by Dec. 31. more
Nearly all of Rhode Island teachers and leaders were rated effective or highly effective, according to a second annual report on the Rhode Island evaluation systems released on Thursday. more
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
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