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Education
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The Rhode Island Council for Elementary and Secondary Education last week unanimously endorsed the Council for Economic Education’s National Standards for Financial Literacy. more
City gamer Catherine Brunzos is the “Minecraft Hunger Games” World Champion after taking part in a weekend International Games Day event at Providence Community Library. more
Rhode Island ranked 19th out of all states in a national study that measured the extent of child homelessness, well-being of children, risk for family homelessness and policy response. more
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
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