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Harvard University said applications for this fall’s freshman class jumped 9 percent, to a record 37,305, after the school heightened recruiting on social media and publicized a $150 million gift mostly for financial aid. more
Three mid-career composers have been awarded $25,000 fellowships by the Rhode Island Foundation’s Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she will nominate five members to the state Board of Education, four of whom are new. more
Rhode Island College’s R.N. to B.S.N. program, which allows registered nurses to earn bachelor of science in nursing degrees, is the 10th best in the country. more
WalletHub ranked cities with the most and least efficient spending on education, and Providence ranked near the bottom of the list at No. 79. more
A five-girl team from Lincoln School, known as the Rhapsodians, earned third place for their app – “Rhapsocks!” – in the Samsung Mobile App Challenge. more
Deborah A. Gist, Rhode Island’s commissioner of elementary and secondary education since 2009, is leaving to become superintendent of the Tulsa, Okla., school district. more
Some Rhode Island public and private schools are fully inclusive for those with and without special needs, but the private Grace School, a division of Providence-based nonprofit Meeting Street, provides inclusion in a way even the state considers “unique.” more
With help from a Verizon Innovate Learning Grant, sixth- and seventh-graders at The Learning Community in Central Falls will learn to build their own robots and create software applications. 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
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