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St. Mary Academy – Bay View middle school students compete in a robotics qualifying tournament on Dec. 6 at The Gordon School in East Providence. The Bay View team qualified for the First Lego League state championship, to be held Jan. 17 at Roger Williams University. The team also won first place for its research project and presentation. Clockwise from bottom left, around the practice competition board: Elizabeth Killian, Kinzie Fairman, Elizabeth Cooney, Sophia Javid, Emilie Lum, Abigail Swift, Giovanna Sgalia, Isabella DeNuccio, Brooke Nyman and Christina O’Brien. more
College tuition is outpacing inflation across the board, a phenomenon even the Ivy League and its fat endowments can't escape. Next year, tuition will rise an average of 3.76 percent at the Ivies—pushing the cost of attendance up to as high as $63,000. more
Rhode Island College’s R.N. to B.S.N. program, which allows registered nurses to earn bachelor of science in nursing degrees, is the 10th best in the country. more
Courtney Hawkins has been named executive director of Providence Talks, an early childhood intervention program for children entering kindergarten, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced. more
WalletHub ranked cities with the most and least efficient spending on education, and Providence ranked near the bottom of the list at No. 79. more
Nine individuals have been nominated to serve on the new R.I. Executive Climate Change Science and Technical Advisory Board. more
New England Emergency Medical Training, an EMT/paramedic training school, has been acquired by Carol Mansfield, CEO of three ambulance firms in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. more
East Providence High School senior Christopher Perez-Lopes has been awarded the second annual Aspen Aerogels Technology Award. more
University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley made $330,000 in total compensation in 2014, ranking 61st among 238 chief executives at 220 public universities surveyed by the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
In Rhode Island, Classical High School has the best teachers, followed by Portsmouth High School and Narragansett High School, according to a report by niche.com, which ranked select public schools in the state. more
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