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Pamela Durant Farmer has been named assistant director of development for alumni relations at St. Andrew's School Rhode Island. Previously, she taught Spanish at St. Andrew's for 25 years and is returning after working as a teacher at Bay View … more
Rhode Island has seen the number of public charter schools climb to 29, but proposed legislation coupled with the governor's revisions to a funding formula will stifle continued growth, advocates say. At the same time, proponents of the … more
The expansion of casinos across New England is good for state revenue, but not for people who have addictions to gambling. How much of a problem will this disorder become? A Providence College professor argues that the casinos scheduled to … more
1 Classical High School is consistently ranked among the top public schools in the state. Where do students come from within the city, and are they coming from private schools? Classical High School was ranked No. 1 in the state, and was … more
When the University of Rhode Island mathematics department held its first Calc-Bowl in 2007, two high school teams competed against 12 college teams. The recently concluded 10th Calc-Bowl saw 75 students on 16 teams from Rhode Island high … more
Research has established that trauma has the potential to affect children long after they reach adulthood. Helping young adults with these experiences, which could include witnessing violent crime, enduring domestic violence, sexual assault … more
1 As the city's new director of administration, what are your responsibilities? The position … has primary responsibility for all day-to-day operations of the city, to include public works, parks and recreation and information technology. … more
State and University of Rhode Island officials launched a public campaign Wednesday to encourage voters to approve $45.5 million in bonds to improve engineering education and facilities, and establish a university-affiliated innovation center. more
A $480,000 initiative was announced Thursday by the Rhode Island Foundation, in partnership with state and local education officials, aimed at closing the achievement gap for English as a Second Language learners, according to a release by the organization. more
1 What has been the most interesting thing you've learned about CCRI? Our students … are often the first in their family to attend college, and their grit and determination are incredibly inspiring. Every day, the example they set about … more
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