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The Committee on City Property tentatively approved the sale of an 8.5-acre parcel to Rhode Island College for $250,000, but the property first needs to go out to bid, according to the City Clerk’s office. more
Four Rhode Island colleges and universities are listed in an annual guidebook detailing the top schools nationwide, publishers have announced. more
The School for Marine Science & Technology at the University of Massachusetts Darmouth has received $4.4 million for sea scallop research under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Northeast Cooperative Research Program. more
On the heels of lawmakers’ postponement of use of the NECAP standardized testing as a graduation requirement, Rhode Island’s education commissioner has told school superintendents the NECAP will not be administered in the fall in math or reading in any grade. more
For four years, the U.S. Education Department has threatened to rein in for-profit colleges and their soaring student debt. Now it has found a way. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last month new regulations that enhance consumer protections governing the for-profit and occupational school industry. more
Gerald J. Bronkhorst, 45, of Suamico, Wis., trains students from six high schools in northeast Wisconsin in an advanced-manufacturing mobile lab – a model Rhode Island educators are considering emulating. more
Award-winning storyteller and musician Keith Munslow captivated the minds of more than 400 students at the Lillian Feinstein Elementary School at Sacket Street on June 9. more
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
A year ago, 16-year-old Christian Rijos heard a surprising statistic: chewing an aspirin can increase a heart attack victim’s chance of survival by 30 percent. more
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