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The School for Marine Science & Technology at the University of Massachusetts Darmouth has received $4.4 million for sea scallop research under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Northeast Cooperative Research Program. more
On the heels of lawmakers’ postponement of use of the NECAP standardized testing as a graduation requirement, Rhode Island’s education commissioner has told school superintendents the NECAP will not be administered in the fall in math or reading in any grade. more
For four years, the U.S. Education Department has threatened to rein in for-profit colleges and their soaring student debt. Now it has found a way. more
USA Today has named Bryant University’s business school among the best in the country, based on rankings compiled by higher-education informational website College Factual. more
The Rhode Island School of Design has filled two leadership positions in the fine arts and liberal arts. Sheri Wills has been named dean of fine arts, effective in August. Daniel Cavicchi has been promoted from acting dean of liberal arts to the permanent position, effective Tuesday. more
Providence’s summer jobs program has helped 650 city youth find employment this summer, Mayor Angel Taveras announced Thursday. more
Rhode Island will receive $3.85 million under a national program to help states train laid-off workers, U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse announced Wednesday. more
For the second consecutive year, trustees at the University of Massachusetts on Wednesday authorized a freeze in 2014-15 tuition and fees for in-state undergraduate students, affirming the earlier decision of the board’s finance committee. more
Rhode Island is one of 17 states and the District of Columbia that did not have a teacher preparation program on the national “top ranked” list of the 2014 Teacher Prep Review released Tuesday by the National Council on Teacher Quality. more
Brown University is among the 50 best-rated and most affordable colleges for international students, according to a new study of U.S. News and World Report data compiled by college rankings website Great Value Colleges. more
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