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Whether it’s STEM, as in Massachusetts, or STEAM, popularized in Rhode Island, the goal of both educational acronyms and states is the same: build a more capable workforce. more
At 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday mornings, Citizens Bank Equity Analyst Gail Gavin is in the cafeteria at Winman Junior High School in Warwick having a morning snack and chatting about homework or clothes or maybe boys with three 8th grade girls. Some mornings they play games. It looks like, and is, a casual get-together – but it’s also much more. more
Asian and Hispanic children in Rhode Island scored among the lowest in the country in a national study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation measuring how children of different racial and ethnic backgrounds compare on key educational and developmental milestones. more
CENTRAL FALLS – The Segue Institute for Learning charter school has received a grant for $30,000 from actress Viola Davis. more
The Bryant University College of Business ranked No. 49 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s undergraduate business school rankings released Friday, moving up 14 places from No. 63 in last year’s list to crack the top 50 for 2014. more
Edgewood Yacht Club Commodore Wayne Kezirian described the atmosphere along the Cranston waterfront as “akin to a funeral” following the 2011 fire that destroyed the club’s historic clubhouse. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A bloody civil war emptied books from Liberia’s classrooms. Now Emmanuel Logan, a Liberian-born University of Rhode Island alumnus, has collected 9,000 used textbooks and is raising money online to ship them to Liberia. more
General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo’s office recently honored the students of North Kingstown High School for their completion of the EverFi Financial Literacy curriculum. more
DARTMOUTH – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth senior nursing student Anna-Rae LeClaire received the outstanding-student award at the annual meeting of the BACCHUS Network, a national nonprofit organization that promotes student leadership on healthy and safe lifestyle decisions. more
PROVIDENCE – Francesca Inglese, a graduate student in ethnomusicology at Brown University, was named the first recipient of the Society for Ethnomusicology’s 21st Century Fellowship in December. more
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