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St. Mary Academy – Bay View middle school students compete in a robotics qualifying tournament on Dec. 6 at The Gordon School in East Providence. The Bay View team qualified for the First Lego League state championship, to be held Jan. 17 at Roger Williams University. The team also won first place for its research project and presentation. Clockwise from bottom left, around the practice competition board: Elizabeth Killian, Kinzie Fairman, Elizabeth Cooney, Sophia Javid, Emilie Lum, Abigail Swift, Giovanna Sgalia, Isabella DeNuccio, Brooke Nyman and Christina O’Brien. more
Cass Cliatt has been appointed vice president of communications at Brown University, effective April 1. more
Bristol-based Roger Williams University is planning to renovate and lease One Empire Plaza, more than doubling its presence downtown for adult learners when it opens in May of 2016. more
A total of 157 third-grade teachers in five communities will share nearly $148,000 in grants through Spark, a program that encourages classroom innovation in urban school districts. more
Four Rhode Island public schools received a total of $80,000 to improve student achievement in science, technology, engineering and math through the Verizon Innovate Learning Grants program. more
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division sponsored a “holiday math bowl” for New Bedford, Mass. middle schools on Dec. 10. more
Results of the 2014 statewide science assessments released Tuesday show improvement in all grades since the tests began six years ago, according to the R.I. Department of Education. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo said that she will nominate Stefan Pryor to the newly created post of Secretary of Commerce. more
(Updated Feb. 24) Rhode Island’s teacher preparation policies are among the strongest in the country, earning the Ocean State an overall grade of B+, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality. more
The Council on Elementary and Secondary Education last week selected 26 Rhode Islanders to serve on the Ambassador Design Team, which will write the next five-year strategic plan for elementary and secondary education in the state. more
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