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Why don’t more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: “In the early 1980s, American men with at least four years of college education earned about 40 percent more on average than those whose education ended with high school. more
Rhode Island’s results are in for the PARCC, standardized testing that replaces the NECAP, and show room for improvement, according to Ken Wagner, commissioner of elementary and secondary education. more
Rhode Island ranked last among the New England states on the 2015 Competitiveness Report Card from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity with an overall grade of D-. more
Roger Williams University has extended its tuition freeze and four-year guarantee for another academic year, through 2016-2017, the university announced Monday. more
1 How will your founding and leading of the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies inform your new role as CEO of Chiefs for Change? At RIMA, I worked closely with a bipartisan coalition of mayors to advocate for education policy in the best … more
As a financial planner for more than a decade, one of the most important goals that I help clients plan for is saving for a loved one's college expenses. When it comes to the benefits of college, statistics tell the story. The average … more
Stephen R. Cantine has been appointed associate dean of the Career Center at Roger Williams University. Cantine joins the university from Illinois State University, where he served as the Career Center's director. He holds an associate degree in … more
A stampede in September killed more than 700 people outside the holy city of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia. A fire in October killed more than 32 people inside a Bucharest nightclub in Romania. A panicked crowd last December killed at least 36 people … more
Simon Majumdar bounces onto stage at Trinity Repertory Co. with vigor, passing waist-high, orange-yellow letters that spell "BIF." With an English accent he begins to tell his story to a rapt audience. "I became suicidal – absolutely the … more
With a decision possible by the end of the year, the Community College of Rhode Island will soon have a new president that exemplifies leadership and the ability to “make forward progress.” more
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