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Two middle school students each received college scholarships of $10,000 on Friday, thanks to the new PawSox Scholars program created by the Pawtucket Red Sox and the PawSox/Skeffington Charitable Foundation. more
The Rhode Island School of Design Museum ranked second best on a list of the 35 top college art museums in the country from Best College Reviews, behind only Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge. more
A new computer science initiative, Computer Science for RI, to help every public school in Rhode Island teach computer science classes by December 2017, was launched Monday by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
The Ocean State’s economy is picking up steam, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is partnering with Batoi Systems Pvt. Ltd. in Bhubaneswar, India, and its sister company, BCube Analytics, located at the CIE, to share research and product prototyping capabilities with India’s universities and commercial enterprises. more
Brown University retained its No. 8 ranking in the latest version of Forbes’ list of “America’s Top Colleges,” released earlier this week. more
Eric Peterson, the head of school at St. George’s School, will not seek an extension of his contract. more
(Updated 4:40 p.m. and 8:42 a.m.) The Lifespan nonprofit health system in fiscal 2015 reported an increase in operating revenue and operating expenses compared with the prior year, but a loss when it had previously posted a profit. Similarly, Care New England saw its 2014 gain turn into a loss in 2015. more
The General Assembly approved an $8.9 billion budget bill for fiscal 2017 that provides tax relief to retirees, enhances the state’s economic development tools, fully funds education, scales back a plan to tax medical marijuana and rolls back state beach parking fees to 2011 levels. more
Rhode Island ranks as one of the worst states for families to have a richer life, according to a study released Monday by GOBankingrates.com. more
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