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Education
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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
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced today her goal of having 70 percent of working-age Rhode Islanders hold a college degree by 2025. more
Rhode Island public charter schools received more than nine applications for every open seat in anticipation of the 2016-2017 academic year, according to the state Department of Education. more
(Updated 2:37 p.m.) Five Rhode Island firms made the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies with Chartwise Medical Systems Inc. leading the group. more
Each summer Lifespan hires approximately 80 socially or economically "at-risk" youths, many of whom end up landing permanent jobs throughout the five-hospital health system. Since the state became involved in the program in 2008, Alexis … more
Elsa Duré never imagined she would be CEO of a nonprofit before the age of 30. But she doesn't even mention her position at the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies as one of her greatest accomplishments. What she does mention is the success of … more
Former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, in his short-lived quest for the Democratic presidential nomination, proposed that the U.S. go metric. This position was seen as evidence that our Linc was a clueless scatterbrain. Clearly, anyone espousing such a … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo in her 2017 State of the State Address on Tuesday focused on efforts to help support middle-class Rhode Islanders, through reduction of automobile taxes and a new scholarship aimed at students attending state colleges and universities. more
Bryant University, Brown University and Providence College give students the most earning potential after attending, according to the U.S Department of Education’s latest College Scorecard. more
Rhode Island landed in the top half of a ranking of the “best states” by U.S. News & World Report, coming in 21st, although it is the lowest ranked state in New England. more
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