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To the Editor: Rhode Island is spending more than $14,000 per student each year educating our public school students. However, the R.I. Department of Education recently reported that 31 percent of Rhode Island’s public schools are low-performing schools. The question is, “Why is the cost of education high and the performance low in many of Rhode Island’s public schools?” more
No longer considered a luxury but a necessity, high-speed Internet is being made more affordable for Rhode Islanders with low to moderate incomes through a program promoted by two communications companies. more
She could have been a lawyer or entered government service or journalism. But two years in a middle school classroom convinced Heather Tow-Yick that she would focus on a career in education. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth offers 10 doctoral programs and has up to three new doctoral degrees in the pipeline, as it positions itself to become the only nationally recognized doctoral research university in the state south of Boston. more
Walk into a Providence elementary school, and you could find someone in a business suit reciting verse about “green eggs and ham.” more
In choosing a new name, the former Rhode Island Manufacturing Extension Service looked to the North Star to project a sense of guidance and strategic direction for the state’s manufacturers. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s announcement that it is looking to be recognized as a doctoral research university is far more than a feather in the cap of the school’s administrators. It is essential if southern New England is to raise itself out of the economic doldrums. more
Rhode Island culinary arts students recently earned $324,000 in scholarship money and a place at a national culinary competition at the third annual Rhode Island ProStart Culinary Competition hosted by the Rhode Island Hospitality Education Foundation in collaboration with ProStart and US Foods. more
PROVIDENCE – Brown University mathematics professor Richard Kenyon has been selected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. more
Providence College awarded McAuley Village, a two-year transitional housing program for single parents, a $5,000 grant from the college’s Making a Difference Fund. more
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