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The University of Massachusetts board of trustees finance committee voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve a tuition and fee freeze for in-state undergraduate students for a second consecutive year. more
Thirty-one percent of Rhode Island public schools have been classified in the lowest performance categories, compared with 25 percent last year. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee on Thursday honored Scituate High School, Park View Middle School in Cranston, and Calcutt Middle School in Central Falls at a Statehouse ceremony for implementing educational energy programs to heighten awareness and promote efficiency and conservation. 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
Four Rhode Island colleges and universities are listed in an annual guidebook detailing the top schools nationwide, publishers have announced. more
Education spending fueled the Ocean State’s total direct general expenditures in 2012, according to the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council’s annual report, “How Rhode Island Expenditures Compare.” more
David Kertzer, former provost of Brown University, was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for biography-autobiography on Monday, for his book “The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe.” more
High-income workers may benefit more than low-income workers when taking advantage of the recently enacted temporary caregiver insurance program in Rhode Island, a new study has found. more
New analysis by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity shows that a bill under consideration in Rhode Island that would provide funding for educational scholarship accounts won’t hurt public school districts financially. more
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